New Boy: Othello Retold (Hogarth Shakespeare)

New Boy: Othello Retold (Hogarth Shakespeare)

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12.99 New Boy: Othello Retold (Hogarth Shakespeare)

Tracy Chevalier brings Shakespeare’s harrowing drama of jealousy and revenge to a 1970s era elementary school playground. 

Arriving at his fifth school in as many years, diplomat’s son Osei Kokote knows he needs an ally if he is to survive his first day – so he’s lucky to hit it off with Dee, the most popular girl in school. But one student can’t stand to witness this budding relationship: Ian decides to destroy the friendship between the black boy and… (more)

Editorial reviews (2 reviews)

Bookreporter : New Boy (May 20, 2017)

Chevalier’s novel does an admirable job of prompting readers to look backwards, to Shakespeare’s original material, and forward, to the lessons that 1970s-era school children might still teach us about the state of race relations in the US today.

Chevalier’s pointed retelling should be taught in creative writing schools across the English-speaking world.

Book Details  

Publisher: Hogarth (May 16, 2017)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 208 pages

File size: 1.6 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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