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Beloved to Hamlet: If Ophelia Had Lived

Beloved to Hamlet: If Ophelia Had Lived

by Izolda Trakhtenberg

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Overview

In Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet," the Lady Ophelia dies a tragic death. But what if she had lived? How might things have turned out differently? See the world at Elsinore Castle through Ophelia's eyes as she attempts to change history with her knowledge of herbs and medicines.

What would have happened if Hamlet's Ophelia hadn't died in the middle of the play? How would things have gone differently? What was her life like outside of the scope of Hamlet's tragedy? Seamlessly interwoven with the original play, this story traces Ophelia, if she had survived her fall into the river.

This first in a series of "If She Had Lived" stories, this story is easily accessible to everyone and especially to those who love Shakespeare.

Future stories will trace the lives of other female characters from fiction, history, opera, and myths.



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Product Details

BN ID: 2940011299193
Publisher: Izolda Trakhtenberg
Publication date: 05/07/2011
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 131 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Born in Moldova in the former Soviet Union, Izolda grew up steeped in the rich heritage of Eastern Europe. After her family immigrated to the USA, they settled in Michigan where Izolda graduated from the University of Michigan. Izolda worked as Director of Writing and Production for the public records research firm, The Information Prospector. Then, she proceeded to the National Geographic Society's Educational Media Division followed by a stint as an environmental educator for NASA. She has co-authored numerous scientific publications as well as written stories for various on-line magazines. During this time, she pursued her musical interests. Izolda released her solo CD, Sound the Deep Waters in 2003. She is an avid fantasy and science fiction fan, and she devours movies like they are pieces of dark chocolate. She released her first book, "Life Elements: Transform Your Life with Earth, Air, Fire, and Water," in July 2008. Her second book was released in March 2011. The first in the Fairy Godmother Diaries series, "The Fiddler's Talisman" follows the adventures of badass fairy godmother, Evie Songbottom in modern-day New York. "The Piano's Key," the second book in the series, was released in April of 2016. Izolda and her husband reside in Greenbelt, MD with their dog and three cats, and a house full of musical instruments and juggling clubs.

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