Colonel Jake Thomas has a mess on his hands. The losses on Klinan have gutted an already short-staffed defense force, and his people are scrambling to prepare for a possible attack, directly on Earth. Combined with the seemingly erratic behavior of Sara, his number-one go-to girl, he is struggling to keep up. Now, with unexplained transmissions originating in Europe, and an Alien visitor with questionable motives, he is awash in new challenges on Earth and in space.
Captain Jacob Thomas, USMC, is a divorced combat veteran just trying to get his life back on track. Returning to the marine corps after a failed attempt at reconciliation with his estranged wife, Jake volunteers for a DARPA experiment that catapults him into a future where humanity has been stripped of 200 years of technological advancements and more than half its population. With the help of a faceless benefactor named Alice, he escapes the confines of an abandoned lab facility.
"5 star sci-fi, 1 star lame romance novel"
Major Jake Thomas is on a roll. With the help of the Artificial Life: Intelligent Computing Environments, or ALICE, systems, he has successfully faced off with the hostile NeHaw three times. With continued support from his inner circle of female recruits, all handpicked by the ALICEs to further their own agenda, he continues to try to help Earth return to glory.
"Alice meets the Aliens!"
A fabulous way to experience twenty of Shakespeare's thirty-seven plays, this retelling of the stories in prose was originally published just for children. Keeping Shakespeare's own words whenever possible, but making the plots and language easily understandable, this very readable collection has entertained and informed generations of adults as well. It is the ideal primer for anyone interested in becoming familiar with the works of the great bard.
"Especially good for kids"
This is an essay from the Favorite Essays collection.
A perfect introduction for all ages to the breadth and beauty of Shakespeare's work, Tales from Shakespearehas become a classic work in its own right. The tales bring vividly alive the power of Hamlet and Macbeth, the fun of A Midsummer Night's Dream, and the drama of The Tempest. Blending detailed narrative with original dialogue and poetic language, they fully convey the wit, wisdom, and imagination of Shakespeare's magnificent plays.
"My daughter's absolute favorite!"
Have you ever seen a Shakespeare play and come away without fully understanding it? Or wished you had known the basis of the plot before seeing a play by Shakespeare? Are you studying Shakespeare? Would you like to increase your knowledge of the plays without reading the originals? Then these are the recordings for you!
"A Great Introduction to Shakespeare!"
Tales from Shakespeare was written by Charles Lamb (1775-1834) and his sister Mary Lamb (1764-1847) in 1807 as a prose adaptation for children. Mary wrote most of the comedies, about 14 of the 20. One Voice Recordings presents for your entertainment stage and voice actor David Ian Davies portraying all the characters in this charming retelling of A Midsummer Night's Dream
Introduce your children to the magic of Shakespeare with these 20 favorite tales. Although simplified, these lively stories don't underestimate young readers; they keep the complexity, twists of plot, and turns of fate found in the originals.
Brother and sister team Charles and Mary Lamb originally wrote these stories for children in 1807, based on Shakespeare's most famous plays. Here is their version of Romeo and Juliet.
Blackstone Audio presents An American Family Shakespeare Entertainment: Based on Charles & Lamb's 20 Tales From Shakespeare, augmented by miscellaneous scenes and soliloquies from Shakespeare's plays. Featuring Elizabethan songs and dances in new arrangements for stringed instruments.
Charles and Mary Lamb took what most agree is a romance and the story of a king's jealousy, anger, mistaken sense of betrayal by his wife and the consequences of his retaliation upon his friends and family, and successfully transformed it into a children's version which ends happily when he learns how wrong he has been about almost everything.
Taken from Tales from Shakespeare and narrated by Bart Wolffe. The story dramatizes the corroding psychological and political effects produced when its protagonist, the Scottish Lord Macbeth, chooses evil as the way to fulfill his ambition for power.
Tales From Shakespeare was originally written in 1807 by Charles Lamb and his sister, Mary, as more comprehensible (and enjoyable) versions of the original Shakespearian texts, specifically but not exclusively for children.
Romeo und Julia - das bekannteste Liebespaar der Welt, unsterblich gemacht von William Shakespeare.Aber wie ist das jetzt eigentlich mit den Montagues und den Capulets? Wer gehört zu wem? Wer ist Tybalt? Und wer Mercutio? Wen tötet Romeo gleich wieder? Und wie war noch mal der Plan mit dem Betäubungstrank, den Julia nimmt, um der Hochzeit mit Paris zu entgehen?
Dal genio di William Shakespeare, nella versione in prosa dei fratelli Lamb, tre capolavori che trasportano il lettore in un gioco fra commedia e tragedia, insieme a folletti e usurai, gemelli e re, cavalcando il sottile limite fra finzione e realtà. Faranno scoprire ai più piccoli e non solo il magico universo shakespiriano.
Tre grandi opere di William Shakespeare nella versione in prosa dei fratelli Lamb, per far conoscere e scoprire anche ai più piccoli le magiche storie del genio inglese. La lettura di Giuppy Izzo - fra le più belle voci del doppiaggio italiano (Renée Zellweger, Winona Rider), sulle musiche di Bach, Strauss, Vivaldi ed Hendel - accompagna l'ascoltatore attraverso fantastici mondi, fatti di magie, amori, lotte e complotti.
Taken from Tales from Shakespeare and read by Bart Wolffe. Set in the Kingdom of Denmark, this story dramatizes the revenge Prince Hamlet exacts on his uncle Claudius for murdering King Hamlet, Claudius's brother and Prince Hamlet's father, and then succeeding to the throne and taking as his wife Gertrude, the old king's widow and Prince Hamlet's mother.
Shakespeare's "Othello" is a heart-wrenching tale of evil and betrayal; it is the first of Shakespeare's great series of tragedies and history plays. The exotic Moor Othello and his beloved Desdemona are thrown into a mesh of intrigue and matters of the state; their strong love would overcome all of it, were it not for Iago. Trusted by his master Othello, he is actually seeking vengeance against him, and has vowed to destroy the Moor of Venice in the worst possible manner. Through insinuations about Desdemona's infidelity, Iago manages to draw Othello deeper and deeper into his schemes, until a horrific escalation quickly brings the play to a terrible end.
Shakespeare is regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's best dramatist. His plays have been translated into every major language, and are the most performed ever. His work contains stunningly modern insight, witty jokes and soaring passion; it is an endless source of amazement and inspiration.