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King Lear

ISBN: 9780955816970
Available: May 2009
Binding: PB
RRP: £8.99
Size: 148x210
Extent: 208
Colour: 9pp COL, 199 B&W
Author of Original: William Shakespeare
Artist: ILYA

“Which of you doth love us most?”

The story of Lear, the old chieftain, who divides his kingdom among his three daughters is the most terrifying tragedy ever written. Shakespeare’s apocalyptic play is vividly transferred to the colonial frontiers of 18th-century America, where it is the last of the Mohicans who is bound upon a wheel of fire...

done as The Last of the Mohicans in the style of manga ... by no means safe and all the better for it
Roger Sabin - The Observer