Antony & Cleopatra is a brilliant drama of love and war by William Shakespeare. Hailed as one of the master
playwright's greatest tragedies, the play is set in ancient Rome and Egypt, and portrays actual events from
Roman history. It revolves around it's two main characters, Antony, a Roman General, and Cleopatra, the Queen
of Egypt. Antony falls in love with Cleopatra, and throughout the play remains torn between his duty and his
love for her.
This short narrative version of the play has been suitably adapted to help introduce the play to young readers.
It can be read by children or read to them by parents who wish to introduce them to the play. It can also be
used by teachers as a classroom resource. The easy-to-read narration and comic-style illustration are sure to
captivate children's interest and develop their reading skills.
Author: Macau Books, William shakespeare
Ages: 7 - 11 yrs