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Hamlet Audiobook

Hamlet: A Novel

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Publisher's Summary

To be or not to be. That is still the question...

John Marsden, one of Australia's most-loved writers, takes Shakespeare's famous play and turns it into a moving and full-blooded novel. Hamlet, a Novel will be adored by readers young and old.

Hamlet's father has just died. By the time they've filled in the grave, his mother has remarried. Hamlet suspects foul play, and it's troubling his spirit.

Or maybe he was always troubled. Ophelia is in love with him. His best friend Horatio can't work him out. Then, on a cold, still night, Hamlet meets the ghost of his father.

©2009 John Marsden; (P)2009 Bolinda Publishing

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  • Carol Palmer
    Denver, CO USA
    8/10/12
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    "What a way to slaughter a classic play"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    The accent of the narrator was all wrong. Is he Australian, New Zealand, some sort of lower class English accent? The accent just grated on my nerves because I felt it did not mesh with the story.


    What was most disappointing about John Marsden’s story?

    What time period was this in? The same as the play? Modern? No clue


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Humphrey Bower?

    Patrick Stewart


    If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Hamlet?

    All the sexually frustrated Ophelia scenes


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