Hamlet by William Shakespeare

Hamlet Book download in PDF, ePub & Mobi

by William Shakespeare

The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, or simply Hamlet, is a tragedy by the English playwright William Shakespeare and first published in 1603. It's Shakespeare's longest play with 30,557 words.

The play is set in Denmark and depicts Prince Hamlet and his revenge against his uncle, Claudius, who has murdered Hamlet's father in order to seize his throne and marry Hamlet's mother. The king's ghost asks his son to take revenge on his murderer.

The play vividly portrays both true love and betrayal, as well as madness and physical violence and the transformation of deep grief into unbridled rage. It also explores themes of incest and moral corruption.

The play has been adapted into many films and television shows over the years. Many of the play's famous lines are still frequently quoted today.

Fiction   Drama

2 hours 40 minutes (32191 words)

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The best Hamlet quotes

There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.


What’s Hecuba to him, or he to her, That he should weep for her?


I have that within which passeth show, These but the trappings and the suits of woe.


To be or not to be—that is the question.


My words fly up, my thoughts remain below: Words without thoughts never to heaven go.

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