Hamlet by William Shakespeare

DC Rahe pen

Young Hamlet returns home from university to discover the world-shattering news that, not only is his father (Old Hamlet) newly dead, but that his mother, Gertrude, has married Old Hamlet’s brother, Claudius, and that Claudius is now king.The resultant instability has also led to threats of invasion by a solider from a neighboring state, Fortinbras.