Queen Mab: A Tale Entwined with William Shakespeare's 'Romeo & Juliet'

Author's Republic

Narrated by Julian Rhind-Tutt

6 hr 25 min

When Faunus, the god of daydreams, breaks the heart of Queen Mab, revenge can be the only answer.

Using the most powerful families in Verona, they wage their war against one another. But when Mab falls in love, this bitter queen will do anything, even if it means destroying the world, to change the story.

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Author's Republic
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Dec 3, 2018
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Duration
6h 25m 16s
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ISBN
9781982733285
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English
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Fiction / Fantasy / Historical
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