What's the hook?
Relocates the drama of Shakespeare's Macbeth to the school football field. Strikingly original in its approach, MacB grips boys and girls alike. Includes engaging make characters and situations with which disenchanted readers can easily identify.
What are the themes?
Friendship, school life, mystery and imagination and individual vs society.
Excellent way into Shakespeare's Macbeth - opportunities to compare scenes on the football field with the battle scenes in Macbeth and compare the genres of drama and prose. Gripping story line and thrilling writing style provide plenty of opportunities for shared and guided reading.