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'Though this be madness, yet there is method in't.'
Considered one of Shakespeare's most rich and enduring plays, the depiction of its hero Hamlet as he vows to avenge the murder of his father by his brother Claudius is both powerful and complex. As Hamlet tries to find out the truth of the situation, his troubled relationship with his mother comes to the fore, as do the paradoxes in his personality. A play of carefully crafted conflict and tragedy, Shakespeare's intricate dialogue continues to fascinate audiences to this day.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - nmhale - LibraryThing
Hamlet shouldn't need a synopsis, as most Western readers have been exposed to the story in some form or other. Although, honestly, people might be more familiar with some of its most memorable quotes ... Read full review
Nice editionUser Review - neverreviewed - Overstock.com
I bought this for my daughters AP Lit class. The Norton edition was the one recommended by her teacher. She liked having Kenneth Branagh on the cover too. Read full review