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Author North, Ryan, 1980- author.

Title To be or not to be : a chooseable-path adventure / by Ryan North, William Shakespeare, and YOU.

Publication Info. New York : Riverhead Books, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 Canton Public Library - Teen  TEEN FICTION NORTH    Check Shelf
Edition First Riverhead trade paperback edition.
Description 548 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Note Various artists; individual credits, pages 729-739.
Includes The murder of Gonzago by Christina Marlowe.
A choose-your-own-adventure story based on Shakespeare's Hamlet, which allows the reader to play/read as Ophelia, Hamlet, or Hamlet Sr. The book, the result of a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2012, features illustrations from seventy artists and cartoonists.
Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 unported license.
Summary The greatest work in English literature, now in the greatest format of English literature: a chooseable-path adventure! William Shakespeare's Hamlet has finally been restored to its original second-person non-linear branching narrative format. Now it's up to you to decide what happens next. Play as Hamlet and revenge your father's death. Play as Ophelia and make scientific discoveries. Play as King Hamlet, Sr. and die on the first page!
Contents To be or not to be -- The murder of Gonzago / by Christina Marlowe.
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet -- Adaptations.
Hamlet (Legendary character) -- Fiction.
Ophelia (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Gertrude, Queen of Denmark (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Gertrude, Queen of Denmark (Fictitious character) (OCoLC)fst01753704
Hamlet (Legendary character) (OCoLC)fst00950776
Ophelia (Fictitious character) (OCoLC)fst01046431
Hamlet (Shakespeare, William) (OCoLC)fst01356128
Laertes (Fictitious character : Shakespeare) -- Fiction.
Polonius (Fictitious character : Shakespeare) -- Fiction.
Laertes (Fictitious character : Shakespeare) (OCoLC)fst01762885
Polonius (Fictitious character : Shakespeare) (OCoLC)fst01762971
Humorous stories.
Genre/Form Choose-your-own stories.
Humorous fiction.
Adaptations. (OCoLC)fst01423910
Choose-your-own stories. (OCoLC)fst01921608
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Humorous fiction. (OCoLC)fst01726649
Humorous fiction.
Added Author Adaptation of (work) Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet.
Container of (work): Marlowe, Christina. Murder of Gonzago.
Breadpig, publisher.
RR Donnelly & Sons Company, printer.
ISBN 9780735212190 (paperback)
0735212198 (paperback)
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