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Book Review: Rose & Poe by Jack Todd

Format/Device: ebook (Kobo Aura H2O Edition 2)

Current Price: $11.99 CAD

Genre/Themes: Fiction, Retelling, Shakespeare, Love

Summary

(From Goodreads): Set in mythical Belle Coeur County in a time not too far from our own, Rose & Poe gloriously re-imagines Shakespeare’s The Tempest from the point of view of Caliban and his mother. 353 more words

Rose and Poe by Jack Todd

If you’ve read Shakespeare’s The Tempest, this may be a familiar story to you, but if not, imagine a Grimm fairy tale crossed with a contemporary crime novel, and you have… 556 more words

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Rose & Poe by Jack Todd

A fable for adults, Rose & Poe is also a re-imagining of The Tempest from the point of view of Caliban (Poe) and his mother (Rose). 592 more words

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Book Review | Rose & Poe

I was so looking forward to an interesting, modern take on Shakespeare’s The Tempest. My expectations for Rose & Poe were fairly high – I blame the cute cover – and, based on the synopsis, this seemed like a book I’d enjoy. 755 more words

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