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    • Macbeth

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Stephen Dillane, Fiona Shaw, full cast
    • Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 114
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    By the time Shakespeare came to write Macbeth - almost certainly in 1605/1606 - he had already completed three of the great tragedies with which modern audiences are so familiar: Hamlet (1601), Othello (1603), and King Lear (1605). Each of those plays gives us an eponymous hero who is in some significant way flawed, but for whom we also inevitably feel deep sympathy, whatever his errors or crimes. But in MacBeth, Shakespeare has chosen for his tragic hero a man guilty of the most terrible crime imaginable to a Jacobean audience, that of regicide - the murder of a king.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hoping for Enhanced Format

    • By Tad Davis on 05-29-09

    Regular price: $16.09