Hag-Seed: The Tempest Retold (Hogarth Shakespeare)

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Felix is at the top of his game as Artistic Director of the Makeshiweg Theatre Festival. His productions have amazed and confounded. Now he’s staging a Tempest like no other: not only will it boost his reputation, it will heal emotional wounds. Or that was the plan. Instead, after an act of unforeseen treachery, Felix is living in exile in a backwoods hovel, haunted by memories of his beloved lost daughter, Miranda. And also brewing revenge. After 12 years, revenge finally arrives in the shape of a theatre course at a nearby prison. Here, Felix and his inmate actors will put on his Tempest and snare the traitors who destroyed him. It’s magic! But will it remake Felix as his enemies fall?

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The ‘riotous, insanely readable’ (Observer) retelling of The Tempest from the 2019 Booker Prize-winning author of THE TESTAMENTS.

Riotous, insanely readable and just the best fun…’Observer

Felix is at the top of his game as Artistic Director of the Makeshiweg Theatre Festival. His productions have amazed and confounded. Now he’s staging a Tempest like no other. It will boost his reputation. It will heal emotional wounds.

Or that was the plan. Instead, after an act of unforeseen treachery, Felix is living in exile in a backwoods hovel, haunted by memories of his beloved lost daughter, Miranda. Also brewing revenge.

After twelve years, revenge finally arrives in the shape of a theatre course at a nearby prison. Here, Felix and his inmate actors will put on his Tempest and snare the traitors who destroyed him. It’s magic! But will it remake Felix as his enemies fall?

**LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2017**

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Weight 0.224 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 12.9 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

xi, 293

Language

English

Edition

1st paperback ed

Dewey

813.54 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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