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Dunbar

(2017)
King Lear Retold
(The sixth book in the Hogarth Shakespeare series)
A novel by

 
 
A reimagining of one of Shakespeare's most well-known tragedies, by the contemporary, critically acclaimed master of domestic drama.

Henry Dunbar, the once all-powerful head of a global media corporation, is not having a good day. In his dotage, he hands over care of the corporation to his two eldest daughters, Abby and Megan, but, as relations sour, he starts to doubt the wisdom of past decisions.

Now, imprisoned in Meadowmeade, an upscale sanatorium in rural England, with only a demented alcoholic comedian as company, Dunbar starts planning his escape. As he flees into the hills, his family is hot on his heels. But who will find him first, his beloved youngest daughter, Florence, or the tigresses Abby and Megan, so keen to divest him of his estate?

Edward St Aubyn is renowned for his masterwork, the five Melrose novels, which dissect with savage and beautiful precision the agonies of family life. His take on King Lear, Shakespeare's most devastating family story, is an excoriating novel for and of our times - an examination of power, money, and the value of forgiveness.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Hardback Editions

June 2018 : UK Hardback

Title: Dunbar
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
ISBN: 1-4448-3713-3 / 978-1-4448-3713-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Charnwood
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October 2017 : UK Hardback
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Title: Dunbar
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
ISBN: 1-78109-038-6 / 978-1-78109-038-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hogarth
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October 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: Dunbar: William Shakespeare's King Lear Retold: A Novel (Hogarth Shakespeare)
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
ISBN: 1-101-90428-3 / 978-1-101-90428-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hogarth
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Paperback Editions

July 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: Dunbar: William Shakespeare's King Lear Retold: A Novel (Hogarth Shakespeare)
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
ISBN: 1-101-90430-5 / 978-1-101-90430-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hogarth
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June 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Dunbar (Hogarth Shakespeare)
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
ISBN: 1-78470-169-6 / 978-1-78470-169-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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October 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Dunbar: King Lear King Lear Retold (Hogarth Shakespeare)
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
ISBN: 1-78109-039-4 / 978-1-78109-039-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hogarth
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October 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: Dunbar (Hogarth Shakespeare)
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
ISBN: 0-345-81028-7 / 978-0-345-81028-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf Canada
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Audio Editions

October 2017 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Dunbar: King Lear Retold
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
ISBN: 1-4894-1030-9 / 978-1-4894-1030-6 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda audio
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October 2017 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Dunbar: King Lear Retold
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
ISBN: 1-4894-1031-7 / 978-1-4894-1031-3 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda audio
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October 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Dunbar: King Lear Retold (Hogarth Shakespeare)
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
Publisher: Random House Audiobooks
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October 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Dunbar: King Lear Retold (Hogarth Shakespeare)
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
Publisher: Random House Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   


October 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Dunbar: William Shakespeare's King Lear Retold: A Novel
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
Publisher: Random House Audio
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Kindle Editions

October 2017 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Dunbar: King Lear Retold (Hogarth Shakespeare)
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
Publisher: Vintage Digital
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October 2017 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Dunbar
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
Publisher: Knopf Canada
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October 2017 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Dunbar: William Shakespeare's King Lear Retold: A Novel (Hogarth Shakespeare)
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
Publisher: Hogarth
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