This large-format gift edition of one of Shakespeare’s best-loved romantic comedies features an exquisite new frontispiece by the Balbusso twins.
Anthony and Cleopatra is not only one of Shakespeare’s greatest love stories, but also a powerful political drama. It is among the most poetic of all the high Shakespearean tragedies.
This hilarious story of romance and rivalry is thought to be Shakespeare's first play – written before he moved to London.
Recalling the verse from St Matthew’s Gospel: ‘With what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again,’ this play presents thought-provoking conundrums about justice, liberty and mercy.