“[Britain’s Sunday Times] described [Michael Morpurgo’s] ’21st-century sensibilities’ as having prevented the inclusion of the play in Tales from Shakespeare, his retelling of 10 Shakespeare plays for children aged six and older.” Morpurgo says that this way of describing his decision is bogus: he had to choose only ten plays, and he felt they should be stories appropriate for eight-year-olds, which The Merchant of Venice is not. – The Guardian

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