Few poems in English compare with the profundity and eloquence of Shakespeare's sonnets, the form the Bard of Avon brought to perfection. The sonnet proved ideal for serious and not-so-serious meditations on love and melancholy, life and death. This recording comprises all 154 of Shakespeare's sonnets in consecutive order.
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Most of Shakespeare's sonnets trace the course of the writer's affections for a young person of rank and beauty. Other characters alluded to perhaps played a real part in Shakepeare's life. These sonnets are read by various actors and are accompanied by music.
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Book Description Penguin Audio, 1996. Audio Cassette. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140862900