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  • Published: 4 February 2010
  • ISBN: 9780141963594
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 432

Tales from Shakespeare




Puffin Classics bring the best-loved stories to a new generation.

Discover Shakespeare's best-loved plays

These tales are the perfect introduction to Shakespeare's greatest plays. Charles and Mary Lamb vividly bring to life the power of Hamlet and Othello, the fun of As You Like It and the drama of Pericles. They never lose the feel of his beautiful language and humanity and convey all of his wit and wisdom. These tales are classic literature in their own right.

  • Published: 4 February 2010
  • ISBN: 9780141963594
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 432

About the authors

Mary Lamb

Mary Ann Lamb (3 December 1764 – 20 May 1847) was an English writer, the sister and collaborator of Charles Lamb. She is best known today for her collaboration with Charles on the collection Tales from Shakespeare.

Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb (1775-1834) was an English essayist, best known for his Essays of Elia and for the children's book Tales from Shakespeare, which he produced along with his sister, Mary Lamb.

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