King Lear

William Shakespeare


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King Lear is a tragedy by William Shakespeare. The title character descends into madness after disposing of his estate between two of his three daughters based on their flattery, bringing tragic consequences for all. The play is based on the legend of Leir of Britain, a mythological pre-Roman Celtic king.

Part of Anne Haight's List of Banned Books.

Part of the Encyclopaedia Britannica’s Great Books of the Western World set.

This book has 196 pages in the PDF version, and was originally written in 1606.

Production notes: This ebook of King Lear was published by Global Grey in 2018.

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