Shakespeare is regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's best dramatist. His plays have been translated into every major language, and are the most performed ever. His work contains stunningly modern insight, witty jokes and soaring passion; it is an endless source of amazement and inspiration. The Tempest is now considered to be one of Shakespeare's greatest works. It has been adapted numerous times in a variety of styles and formats; it is a tale of magic, romance, and illusion. The sorcerer Prospero, rightful Duke of Milan, plots to restore his daughter Miranda to her rightful place; he conjures up a tempest to lure his usurping brother Antonio to the island, before using various machinations to reveal the usurper's true nature. This lively adaptation is a convenient summary meant to bring to you Shakespeare's magic in an actual, clear and precise way; recorded by the greatest storytellers, it will bring to you the fundamentals of English culture in a most enjoyable format.