Manga Shakespeare King Lear, Paperback / softback Book


This manga version of King Lear is set during the era of the Last of the Mohicans - circa 1759, during a crucial time of invasion and displacement along the American frontier.

Lear is a venerated Mohican chieftain entering his final days.

His elder daughters, Regan and Goneril - the evil pairing - are the more Westernised; Cordelia, with the looks of an Indian princess, is the traditionalist.

In this unique interpretation of Shakespeare's tragic tale, a mountaintop snowstorm makes for a dramatic backdrop where savage torture and plentiful scalpings make for bloody action.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 208 pages, chiefly Illustrations (some col.)
  • Publisher: SelfMadeHero
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Shakespeare plays
  • ISBN: 9780955816970



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