VÆGTEN AF ET HJERTE- THE WEIGHT OF A HEART
By Laura Ringo
The Weight of a Heart is a retelling of The Merchant of Venice. The novel has the same nerve and intimacy that you find in Shakespeare’s play, but brought to a new, young readership with a modern language and storyline.
The Weight of a Heart is a part of the Shakespeare retold series, that wants to modernize classic plays and retell them to a young audience.
ABOUT THE BOOK
First published by Gyldendal Denmark, 2023
“In Ringo’s hands the story becomes a kind of feminist manifesto, that Portia finally can tell after many hundreds of years.”
– Kristeligt Dagblad, Denmark