Ophelia

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Product Details
Price
$10.99  $10.22
Publisher
Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books
Publish Date
Pages
352
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.2 X 1.0 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781599902289

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About the Author
Lisa Klein, a former English professor, is the author of five historical novels for teen readers. She lives in Columbus, Ohio.
Reviews

Ophelia the character is playful and bold; her banter with Hamlet is witty, and often their repartee features wordplay and double entendre that would have made the Bard happy. - Kirkus Reviews

Klein creates a captivating story of a young woman entwined in an unconventional love, with secrets that could bring a royal kingdom to its knees. . . . A spellbinding tale of love, murder, and revenge. - VOYA

Teens need not be familiar with Shakespeare's original to enjoy this fresh take--with the added romance and a strong heroine at its center. - Publishers Weekly

This book blew me away. - TeensReadToo.com, Gold Star Award

[Readers] will be swept up by the vivid, atmospheric setting, the heart- pounding romance, the palpable torment, and Ophelia's fierce, earnest questions about how to love. - Booklist

Sure to be popular with young women struggling with issues of honor, betrayal, and finding one's path. - SLJ

Lisa Klein has done an incredible job with Ophelia. She has taken one of Shakespeare's famous plays and written a tale that is a little more user friendly in today's world. . . . Add castles, adventure, romance, murder and fleeing for one's life, and you have an amazing story. - Teenreads.com, a Best Book of the Year