MacbethBook - 2018
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The Norwegian crime writer emphasizes the noir aspects of Shakespeare’s tragedy by turning it into a fast-paced thriller about murder and corruption in 1970s Glasgow. The result has a sharp social edge as well as a timely political resonance.
bibliotom Oct 10, 2018
MacBeth is probably the most "cinematic" of Shakespeare's tragedies, with many short scenes and lots of dramatic motion. It's the perfect vehicle for Nesbø's adaptation, which is convincing and for most part faithful to the original. Instead of battling armies we have cops versus gang m... Read More »