Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 456
Weight: 484 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 30 mm
'Of all the Shakespeare roles, King Lear is the actor's Everest... To play this you need to have lived long enough to know or see suffering, madness, and human folly.' * Libby Purves, The Times, 8.12.10 *
'King Lear is perhaps the greatest of all Shakespeare's dramas, but it is so harrowing, so despairing, so graphic in its cruelty, that it is also a test of endurance.' * Charles Spencer, The Daily Telagraph, 8.12.10 *
'If Shakespeare's plays were mountains, King Lear would be the entire Himalayas.' * Paul Callan, Daily Express, 8.12.10 *
'The play - arguably the Bard's greatest' * Paul Callan, Daily Express, 8.12.10 *
''Lear' is an undeniably majestic work; * Matt Wolf, The International Herald Tribune, 14.12.10 *
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