King Lear

King Lear

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King Lear is widely held as the greatest of Shakespeare's tragedies; to some, it is the greatest play ever
written. King Lear abdicates the British throne, to divide his kingdom among his three daughters in
proportion to their professed love of him. His plan misfires when Cordelia, his youngest and favourite
daughter, refuses to flatter her father; she is disinherited and banished.This LibriVox recording marks the
400th anniversary of the first performance of the play, on December 26th 1606. (Summary by David Bar...
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Chapters
  1. 01
    Act 1
    53:42
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  2. 02
    Act 2
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  3. 03
    Act 3
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