Dating hamlet by lisa fiedler
Suffice it to say that in Shakespeare's version, pretty much everybody ends up dead, while in Fiedler's version, only the obviously awful people buy the farm; plus, instead of stuffed shirt Polonius as a father, Ophelia learns that her real dad is a very lively grave-digger!
Refresh and try again. And now he makes a near-indiscernible glance--away from the spirit, toward my hiding place.
Who can be trusted as a friend? This page was last edited on 14 January , at And, I might add, behaved poorly.
Some stuff that i was thinking sounded a bit like another Shakespeare plot was explained slightly if a bit too cutely, pertly, patly, etc at the end. Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc. Is Polonius truly the father of Laertes? I'm pretty familer with Hamlet. We never share your information and you can unsubscribe at any time.
And don't get me started on Ophelia's character. Lisa Fiedler Related Links. When Hamlet is sent off to England it is left in Ophielia's hands to turn the inevitable tragedy into if not a comed This retelling of Shakespeare's classic tragedy gives the coveted position of protaganist not to the troubled prince of Denmark but to the plays much lamented victim Ophelia Hamlet's love interest.
With Shakespeare's classic play as a frame, Lisa Fiedler gives voice to Ophelia in a gripping novel full of romance, ghosts, and a touch of alchemy. My mother, saints rest her, would bring us both to play beside the gentle brook that just beyond Elsinore runs; she cared not what Anne's station was, only that she could be a friend to me.
Check out these wonderful and insightful posts from our editors. His Highness is no doubt unused to being ordered so. In this version, Ophelia is in on everything and the events of the story and characters, for that matter aren't what they seem. There is no help for it, and my thoughts settle on Hamlet. Thank you for your feedback.
Sanya_Shyk - 24.02.2018 in 04:05
This book might have been interesting if I could have gotten past the writing. Dec 27, Chelsea rated it liked it.
Medeo_Gooding - 27.02.2018 in 01:52
Anne slides them away with a snort. You sigh whene'er he walks past.
derpy26rus - 07.03.2018 in 01:41
I have stayed awake these many weeks, which has aided me greatly in my portrayal of one who has gone daft.
Samuel_Russo - 11.03.2018 in 05:21