Rome's greatest general, Julius Caesar, returns to the city celebrating a glorious victory. But among the cheering crowds a group of conspirators are determined to prevent Caesar becoming king...With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre and Liberty and Power in Julius Caesar.
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William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire, and was baptised on 26 April 1564. His father was a glove maker and wool merchant and his mother, Mary Arden, was the daughter of a well-to-do local land owner. Shakespeare was probably educated in Stratford's grammar school. In 1582 he married Anne Hathaway, and the couple had a daughter tMore about William Shakespeare
Andrew Matthews has been writing for fun since he was seven, but was a teacher for 23 years before becoming a full-time author. He has written over 60 books for children and teenagers, including Cat Song, which was nominated for the Smarties Book Prize in 1994, and the critically acclaimed Love Street.More about Andrew Matthews