Merchant of Venice

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    The Merchant of Venice is most associated not with its titular hero, Antonio, but with the complex, unforgettable figure of the money-lender, Shylock. It is Shylock who finances Antonio's friend Bassanio in his pursuit of the beautiful Portia, and who demands a gruesome bond from the wealthy merchant. Described as a comedy in the First Folio, Shakespeare's explorations of prejudice, duty and the nature of justice make for a far darker play. This Macmillan Collector's Library edition is illustrated throughout by Sir John Gilbert 1817-1897, and includes an introduction by Ned Halley. Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure.

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    Number of Pages: 168
    Format(s): Hardback - ISBN: 9781909621893
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    Listed in: Shakespeare plays
    Publisher: Macmillan Collector''s Library

    Books by William Shakespeare

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    RRP: £7.99

    Total: £7.25

    Save: £0.74 per copy!

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