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William Shakespeare – ERB Library of FREE Ebooks [Kindle/More]

William Shakespeare

This is the latest post in a series that will, in effect, create a library of classics that are available as free ebooks.

Most recent post: [ 20th Century Fiction ] 1st post in this series: [ Classics of Ancient History ]

Yesterday marked the 450th birthday of William Shakespeare!  We honor the occasion by offering a number of our favorite works of his!

We are encouraging our readers to mix up their reading habits, and read (or re-read) classics in addition to new books, such as the ones we review here in the ERB.

Broadly speaking, a classic is any book that is not a new book, or in other words that is worth reading five, ten or even one hundred years after its initial publication. ERB Editor Chris Smith has an article on The Huffington Post website arguing for reading a mix of classics and new books in 2013.

FREE DOWNLOAD OF THE COMPLETE WORKS! ]

   (for Kindle/ Nook / Other eReader, via Project Gutenberg)

If you prefer the 1-click convenience of loading it onto
your Kindle through Amazon,
you can get a good copy for $1.99.


If you don’t want to overload your device with the complete works, then here are some of our favorite individual works:

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FREE Alt.Kindle/Nook/Other Eds.
 
(via Project Gutenberg)
 
154 Sonnets by the Quintessential Bard!

 Hamlet: Prince of Denmark
 
FREE Alt.Kindle/Nook/Other Eds.
(via Project Gutenberg)
 
The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare between 1599 and 1602. Set in the Kingdom of Denmark, the play dramatizes the revenge Prince Hamlet exacts on his uncle Claudius for murdering King Hamlet, who was Claudius’s brother and Prince Hamlet’s father, and then succeeding to the throne and taking as his wife Gertrude, the old king’s widow and Prince Hamlet’s mother. The play vividly portrays both true and feigned madness—from overwhelming grief to seething rage—and explores themes of treachery, revenge, incest, and moral corruption.
 
Hamlet is Shakespeare’s longest play and among the most powerful and influential tragedies in English literature, with a story capable of “seemingly endless retelling and adaptation by others.” The play was one of Shakespeare’s most popular works during his lifetime and still ranks among his most-performed. (Wikipedia)
 
*** Amazon doesn’t have a free edition, but you can get one there for 99c

 

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