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Soliloquy: Shakespeare Monologues: Women (Applause&hellip by William Shakespeare
16 of 17 people found the following review helpful
With over eighty speeches of varying length from all of Shakespeares plays, this book offers an invaluable collection of audition pieces for actresses of all ages.Several pages of notes at the front of the book provide excellent advice on acting Shakespeare, no matter what your level of experience is.Also, each monologue is accompanied by a short paragraph contextualising the speech in the play, a brief glossary translating arcaic words and phrases used in the speech, and another paragraph offering helpful character background and analysis giving a useful insight into how best to interpret the piece.My only gripe is that there is perhaps too much variety in the characters ages for any one… Read more
The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding (The Christ&hellip by Agatha Christie
19 of 19 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Comfortingly Christie, 17 Sep 2001
A collection of short stories, "The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding" is a hugely enjoyable read.Although perhaps not one of Agatha Christies absolute finest, the plots are as always ingenious, with many a final twist in keeping with the authors flair.Though maybe lacking in the complexity and the ability to keep the reader guessing right up until the end which is generally associated with Christies full novels, I would nevertheless reccomend these stories as an excellent bedtime read.