By Michelle Ray
Meet Ophelia: a blonde, appealing high-school senior and long-time female friend of Prince Hamlet of Denmark. Her lifestyles is ruled not just through her boyfriend's popularity and his overbearing family members, but in addition by way of the paparazzi who hound them anywhere they cross. because the devastatingly good-looking Hamlet spirals into insanity after the mysterious dying of his father, the King, Ophelia rides out his loopy curler coaster lifestyles, and lives to inform approximately it. In stay tv interviews, of course.Passion, romance, drama, humor, and tragedy intertwine during this compulsively readable debut novel, advised via a strong-willed, modern day Ophelia.
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Listen, let’s go back to your room and talk, okay? Those guys must need a break,” I said, pointing to the two guards waving students away. He agreed. Horatio joined us on our quiet walk back to their house. ” “You never saw Claudius and my mom—” He interrupted himself and shuddered. An icy wave of panic swept through me. My hesitation caused Hamlet to stop walking. Horatio’s mouth popped open and he shook his head subtly. I had to choose between telling the truth and keeping the hardwon calm. But I had never lied to Hamlet, and I didn’t want to start, especially when his mother could so easily expose my complicity.
I nodded. “Probably. Listen, let’s go back to your room and talk, okay? Those guys must need a break,” I said, pointing to the two guards waving students away. He agreed. Horatio joined us on our quiet walk back to their house. ” “You never saw Claudius and my mom—” He interrupted himself and shuddered. An icy wave of panic swept through me. My hesitation caused Hamlet to stop walking. Horatio’s mouth popped open and he shook his head subtly. I had to choose between telling the truth and keeping the hardwon calm.
He pushed his hair back again and looked around. When he saw the grave behind him, he shuddered. ” I asked. “Ride back with me,” he said, his eyes scanning the crowd. “I can’t. My dad—” “I need you, Phee,” he pleaded. I turned to ask my father, but he was talking to a visiting dignitary. “Ask your mother,” I said quietly. ” “Hamlet, she doesn’t like surprises. ” Gertrude was shaking hands with a duke when Hamlet tapped her on the shoulder. “I’m going with Ophelia to the car. ” Gertrude’s face grew stony and, barely opening her lips, she replied, “I said it before.