A brave Scottish general named Macbeth receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders King Duncan and takes the Scottish throne for himself. He is then wracked with guilt and paranoia. Forced to commit more and more murders to protect himself from enmity and suspicion, he soon becomes a tyrannical ruler. This edition of ' Macbeth' is an adaptation of Shakespeare's eponymous tragedy, narrated in plain modern English, capturing the very essence and key elements of the original Shakespeare's work. Read in English, unabridged.