Richard II (Paperback)
  • Richard II (Paperback)
zoom

Richard II (Paperback)

(author), (author of introduction,revisor)
1 Review Sign in to write a review
£7.99
Paperback 320 Pages / Published: 28/05/2015
  • 10+ in stock

Available

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect

'Not all the water in the rough rude sea
Can wash the balm off from an anointed king'

Richard, a vain, despotic ruler, listens only to his flatterers. When his cousin Bolingbroke, previously banished, returns to seize the crown, Richard discovers that the throne given to him by God can be taken from him by men. Depicting a tortured and morally ambivalent soul wearing the 'hollow crown', whose illusions are brutally shattered, this tragic history play unravels the idea of kingship. It is also a work of epic lyricism, filled with some of Shakespeare's most intoxicating poetry.

Used and Recommended by the National Theatre

General Editor Stanley Wells
Edited by Stanley Wells
Introduction by Paul Edmondson

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780141396644
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 236 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 18 mm

You may also be interested in...

Much Ado About Nothing
Added to basket
Julius Caesar
Added to basket
Macbeth
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
The Tempest
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Romeo and Juliet (No Fear Shakespeare)
Added to basket
The Merchant of Venice
Added to basket
The Taming of the Shrew
Added to basket
As You Like It
Added to basket
Much Ado About Nothing
Added to basket
Romeo and Juliet
Added to basket
Titus Andronicus
Added to basket
Macbeth
Added to basket
£2.50
Paperback
Macbeth
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
The Tempest
Added to basket
£7.99
Paperback
Hamlet
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Macbeth
Added to basket
£7.99
Paperback

“Play”

See complete works

Paperback edition
Helpful? Upvote 4

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.