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LOOK HAMLET – BARBRO LINDGREN, ANNA HÖGLUND

Look HamletLook Hamlet by Barbro Lindgren, Anna Höglund
My rating: 5/5 cats
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do you like Hamlet? would you like it better if it were written using fewer than 100 words? wherein “swords” is used as a verb? as in Hamlet swords Ophelia’s daddy? wherein vast soliloquies are reduced to Hamlet super sad? wherein Hamlet’s mommy drinks danger juice. Now Hamlet’s mommy dead?

i personally love Hamlet, but i also love efficiency, and this book cracked me up, proving that, indeed, “brevity is the soul of wit.”

apologies for all the Hamlet-spoilers, but this is a shakespearian tragedy—the ending is a no-brainer:

Now everyone dead.
Nighty-night!

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