Hamlet And Ophelia
Number of Pages: 240
Dimensions: 7.13 × 5.00 (inches)
Struggling to cope with the death of his father and reelingfrom the marriage of his mother to his uncle, Hamletdoesn’t realize that his troubles are just beginning. An encounterwith his father’s ghost reveals the terrible truth: he wasmurdered—by his brother! Urged by the ghost to kill his unclein revenge, Hamlet is wracked with indecision. He spirals intoa despair so deep that even his best friends, Horatio and thebeautiful Ophelia, seem unable to help him. A visiting actingtroupe inspires Hamlet to form a plan, but the path ahead isriddled with mistakes and devastation.
Hamlet & Ophelia is a compelling read for teens andadults alike. In following the contours of Shakespeare’s play,John Marsden has created a stunning tale that brings new lifeto a timeless classic.