Author Spotlight
David Bruce's Store
William Shakespeare's "Henry V": A Retelling in Prose By David Bruce
Paperback: $11.25
Ships in 3-5 business days
This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's "Henry V," a history play that includes King Henry V of England's victory in the Battle of Agincourt.
The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other (Volume 5) By David Bruce
Paperback: $14.60
Ships in 3-5 business days
This book contains 250 stories of good deeds, including this one: In 1995, Bobby Orr turned his house into a Hospice for former Bruins trainer John “Frosty” Forristall, who was dying of... More > brain cancer. Mr. Orr had roomed for several years with Mr. Forristall, who helped him rehab from his injuries. In 1970, Mr. Orr scored the goal that won the Stanley Cup for the Bruins. As a gift, Mr. Forristall had Mr. Orr’s skates bronzed. They are now in the Orr exhibit at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, along with a bronze plaque inscribed with Mr. Forristall’s words: “May you be as proud and happy always as we were on May 10, 1970, when you unlaced these skates.” When Mr. Forristall became ill, he had little money. Mr. Orr cared for him until he died at age 51. Bill Forristall, Frosty’s brother, said, “Bobby knows how to spell the word ‘humble.’ He was very good to my brother.”< Less
The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other (Volume 5) By David Bruce
eBook (PDF): $0.00
Download immediately.
This book contains 250 stories of good deeds, including this one: In 1995, Mr. Orr turned his house into a Hospice for former Bruins trainer John “Frosty” Forristall, who was dying of... More > brain cancer. Mr. Orr had roomed for several years with Mr. Forristall, who helped him rehab from his injuries. In 1970, Mr. Orr scored the goal that won the Stanley Cup for the Bruins. As a gift, Mr. Forristall had Mr. Orr’s skates bronzed. They are now in the Orr exhibit at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, along with a bronze plaque inscribed with Mr. Forristall’s words: “May you be as proud and happy always as we were on May 10, 1970, when you unlaced these skates.” When Mr. Forristall became ill, he had little money. Mr. Orr cared for him until he died at age 51. Bill Forristall, Frosty’s brother, said, “Bobby knows how to spell the word ‘humble.’ He was very good to my brother.”< Less
Dante's "Inferno": A Discussion Guide By David Bruce
Paperback: $14.46
Ships in 3-5 business days
Royalty-free paperback edition. This book is a question-and-answer guide to Dante's "Inferno," the first volume of his great trilogy "The Divine Comedy." This book provides... More > background information and an interpretation of the poem and is meant to be a guide for new readers and new teachers of the "Inferno." I have read and taught Dante's "Inferno" many times at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.< Less
Dante's "Inferno": A Retelling in Prose By David Bruce
Paperback: $11.00
Ships in 3-5 business days
Print edition. This is a retelling of Dante's "Inferno" in novel form. This edition is easy to read.
William Shakespeare's "Macbeth": A Retelling in Prose By David Bruce
Paperback: $8.75
Ships in 3-5 business days
This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's "Macbeth." CHAPTER 1: The Temptation of Macbeth — 1.1 — In a deserted place above which thunder sounded and... More > lightning flashed, Three Witches were ending their meeting. Nearby, a battle raged, and soldiers and horses screamed and died. “When shall we three meet again? Shall we meet in thunder and lightning, or in rain?” asked the First Witch. “We shall meet again after the battle is over. The battle shall have its conquerors, and it shall have its conquered,” answered the Second Witch. “The battle will end before the Sun sets,” said the Third Witch. “In which place shall we meet?” asked the First Witch. “We shall meet upon the heath,” answered the Second Witch. “There we shall meet Macbeth,” said the Third Witch. With the Witches were their familiars. Graymalkin was a malevolent spirit in the form of a gray cat, and Paddock was a malevolent spirit in the form of a toad. The familiars were growing restless.< Less
William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night": A Retelling in Prose By David Bruce
Paperback: $10.25
Ships in 3-5 business days
This is a retelling in prose of William Shakespeare's comedy "Twelfth Night." In it, a pair of twins — a brother and a sister — are separated and each thinks that the other... More > dead. Of course, they end up finding each other, and they end up finding romantic partners. A major supporting character is Malvolio, who is guilty of the sin of pride. Other supporting characters are the alcoholic Sir Toby Belch and the foolish Sir Andrew Aguecheek, as well as the wise fool and jester Feste. This retelling is in easy-to-read modern English. Readers may find it useful to read before tackling Shakespeare's early English.< Less
William Shakespeare's "As You Like It": A Retelling in Prose By David Bruce
Paperback: $9.75
Ships in 3-5 business days
This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's romantic comedy play titled "As You Like It." In it, Rosalind and Orlando fall instantly in love. Both need to escape separately... More > to the Forest of Arden. There, Rosalind, in disguise as a young man named Ganymede, teaches Orlando about romantic love and how to be a proper husband for her. The romantic comedy ends with four weddings.< Less
William Shakespeare’s "Julius Caesar": A Retelling in Prose By David Bruce
Paperback: $9.00
Ships in 3-5 business days
This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's tragedy "Julius Caesar," which could have been titled "The Tragedy of Marcus Junius Brutus."
Jason and the Argonauts: A Retelling in Prose of Apollonius of Rhodes’ Argonautica By David Bruce
Paperback: $10.75
Ships in 3-5 business days
Jason and the Argonauts tells the story of their quest to find the Golden Fleece. They sail from Greece into the Black Sea. With the help of the sorceress Medea, they succeed in getting the Golden... More > Fleece but then have to sail back home. This myth is one of the most important myths of ancient Greece.< Less