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For knowing a terrible secret, he has been forced into exile. Now, as the price of his return to the land of his birth, fate will conspire to slowly rob him of everything he loves.

Rated NC-17. Incest. Depravity. And a happy ending.

"A real emotional rollercoaster."
- Seven of Spock


aka "Pericles, Prince of Tyre"

Written in collaboration with George Wilkins, 1607

First performance early 1608

First published 1609

Pericles poster

You can read the full text of
"Pericles" at
"Pericles: Entire Play"

You can find a full synopsis of
"Pericles" at
"Shakespeare Resource Center - Pericles"

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