|Ophelia (2006) [Novel]|
by Lisa Klein
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(From the publisher):
He is Hamlet, Prince of Denmark; she is simply Ophelia. If you think you know their story, think again.
In this reimagining of Shakespeare’s famous tragedy, it is Ophelia who takes center stage. A rowdy, motherless girl, she grows up at Elsinore Castle to become the queen’s most trusted lady-in-waiting. Ambitious for knowledge and witty as well as beautiful, Ophelia learns the ways of power in a court where nothing is as it seems. When she catches the attention of the captivating, dark-haired Prince Hamlet, their love blossoms in secret. But bloody deeds soon turn Denmark into a place of madness, and Ophelia’s happiness is shattered. Ultimately, she must choose between her love for Hamlet and her own life. In desperation, Ophelia devises a treacherous plan to escape from Elsinore forever...with one very dangerous secret.
Original title: Ophelia
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult
Fiction→ General Fiction→ Literary Fiction/classics→ Footnote Fiction
This work is an adaptation of the following works :
Hamlet (1603) [Play]
Author: William Shakespeare