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The most excellent and lamentable tragedy of Romeo & Juliet : a play by William Shakespeare / adapted and illustrated by Gareth Hinds.

By: Hinds, Gareth, 1971- [author,, illustrator.].
Contributor(s): Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Romeo and Juliet.
Material type: TextTextEdition: First edition.Description: 128 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.ISBN: 9780763668075 (paperback); 0763668079 (paperback); 9780763659486 (hardcover); 0763659487 (hardcover).Other title: Romeo & Juliet | Romeo and Juliet.Subject(s): Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Adaptations | Romeo (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc | Juliet (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc | Conflict of generations -- Comic books, strips, etc | Vendetta -- Comic books, strips, etc | Youth -- Comic books, strips, etc | Verona (Italy) -- Comic books, strips, etcGenre/Form: Young adult fiction, American. | Graphic novels.DDC classification: 741.5 Summary: "She's a Capulet. He's a Montague. But when Romeo and Juliet first meet, they don't know they're from rival families-- and when they find out, they don't care. Their love is honest and raw and all-consuming. But it's also dangerous. How much will they have to sacrifice before they can be together? In a masterful adaptation faithful to Shakespeare's original text, Gareth Hinds transports readers to the sun-washed streets and market squares of Shakespeare's Verona, vividly bringing the classic play to life on the printed page."--
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"A brief note to the reader: I chose to cast my retelling of Romeo & Juliet with multiracial characters in order to reflect how universal this story is."--Title page verso.

"She's a Capulet. He's a Montague. But when Romeo and Juliet first meet, they don't know they're from rival families-- and when they find out, they don't care. Their love is honest and raw and all-consuming. But it's also dangerous. How much will they have to sacrifice before they can be together? In a masterful adaptation faithful to Shakespeare's original text, Gareth Hinds transports readers to the sun-washed streets and market squares of Shakespeare's Verona, vividly bringing the classic play to life on the printed page."--

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