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Picture Shakespeare in new format

Watertown illustrator Gareth Hinds says he’ll be discussing his next graphic-novel adaptation, “The Odyssey,’’ tomorrow in Wellesley. Watertown illustrator Gareth Hinds says he’ll be discussing his next graphic-novel adaptation, “The Odyssey,’’ tomorrow in Wellesley. (Scott Lapierre)
By Denise Taylor
November 5, 2009

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Flip to any page of the graphic-novel version of “King Lear” by Gareth Hinds and it’s easy to slip into the story. On page 23, night has fallen on the castle walls. Outside, amid the moody gloom, a flaxen-haired young man lays in wait. “Brother, a word! Descend, brother I say,” he calls. It’s a trick. He’s crafting a greedy ... (Full article: 1111 words)

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