Manga Review: MacBeth

Manga Classics by Crystal S. Chan
Manga Classics: Macbeth 
by Crystal S. Chan (Adapted by),William ShakespeareJulien Choy (Illustrations)

4 out of 5 stars on GoodReads


Despite its popularity, MacBeth has never been one of my favorite Shakespearean plays. Too bloody and gory and gloomy for my taste. But if you like a dismal adventure with plenty of violence and mayhem, MacBeth has plenty of that! And this manga adaptation rings true with the moods and poetry of the original play. I like that the exact dialogue of the play is used in this manga, and the artwork beautifully illustrates all the action and drama. Continue reading

Let’s Talk Shakespeare- TBR + Overview

A quick overview of some of the Shakespearean plays I have read so far, and the next play I’ll be reading, Measure for Measure. What is your favorite Shakespeare?

Plays Mentioned:
Measure for Measure
Much Ado About Nothing
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Romeo and Juliet
Hamlet
Macbeth
As You Like It
All’s Well that Ends Well
Troilus and Cressida
King Lear
Cymbelline
Henry IV, Part 1&2
Antony and Cleopatra
Two Gentlemen of Verona
Twelfth Night