Try our Advanced Book Search
Advanced Book Search
Search books by title, genre, publication month, publication year, and rating or search by any combination of these options (i.e. all Mysteries published in January 2001 with 4.5 rating).
If you want to search for a name or phase, include quotation marks around your search term (example: "Deborah Smith")
Genre: Mainstream, General Mainstream Fiction
Moore fans will be thrilled with his latest release, a completely wacked-out version of King Lear. The author really hits his stride as he takes on the Bard's classic. Readers will particularly enjoy the final act, when things go hilariously, wildly, completely off the rails. Fantastic!
Lear's fool has the run of the castle -- and the run of the princesses. But when his favorite of the king's daughters, Cordelia, is cast out and Lear begins his slow descent into madness, it's up to Fool, his apprentice Drool, and an assortment of other motley characters to save the day. If only they knew they were players in a tragedy ... (MORROW, Feb., 336 pp., $25.95)
Reviewed By: Marie Bongiorno
Published: February 2009