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- Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 14.57
The fashionables, they tell me their artistic opinion. They just want to know if a painting is hot. Whether it will gain. And then they criticise anyone who is different, anyone who's not on the 'direct route' to taste. Fuck 'em. Turner, the English romantic landscape artist and 'painter of light', was a man obsessed. Intensely prolific he was... more...
- Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 24.78
The Night Season ' The Night Season is unusual; no politics, no issues, no history - just a bold attempt to grapple with the messy nature of living. It's also delightfully, rudely funny.' Financial Times 'Look out for the name Rebecca Lenkiewicz. It's once in a blue moon that a writer gets her second-ever play staged at the National. It's even... more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 13.12
Love is just fear I suppose. Masquerading as a fever. Then you explore each other and suddenly you have licence to become totally pedestrian. And ultimately abusive. Militancy in the Suffragette Movement is at its height. Thousands of women of all classes serve time in Holloway Prison in their fight to gain the vote. Amongst them is Lady Celia... more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 13.12
I cry in the daytime and in the night season am not silent. Psalm 22 Late at night, shoeless, in the rain, a film actor playing the poet Yeats turns up drunk at his appointed Sligo digs. He is met by the grandmother and they dance together to 'Lili Marlene'. In the morning they are discovered, sharing a blanket, by Patrick and his three daughters.... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 6.99
Elizabeth I described herself as Queen, King and Prince, thriving in a male world, and saving the country from debt and wars. Self-proclaimed wife and mother to England, her virgin status was part of her myth, as she consistently refused marriage, citing herself as already taken. Here we see Elizabeth as both a woman and a leader as she encounters... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 5.99
A writer holding workshops with older women in a prison finds herself struggling with the truth of their stories. This play was originally published in the volume Charged , a collection of plays about the lives of women in the criminal justice system, and was commissioned and premiered by Clean Break , a theatre and education company working... more...
- Faber & Faber 2015; US$ 13.84
Imagine a world where the Stephen Lawrence Case and the Hillsborough Disaster never made it to court. Since 2012 the government has made sweeping cuts to the provision of legal aid. In this new reality, in cases from civil law to immigration, the voices of those seeking justice are in danger of never being heard. The Invisible tells the stories... more...
- Faber & Faber 2015; US$ 14.57
Walkern, 1712. England has been free from witch-hunts for decades until Jane Wenham is blamed for a tragic death and charged with witchcraft. A terrifying ordeal begins, as the village is torn between those who want to save Jane's life and those who claim they want to save her soul. Inspired by events in a Hertfordshire village, the play explores... more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 14.57
Norway, 1881. Mrs. Alving is ecstatic when her son Osvald visits after many years abroad. He has returned to celebrate the heroic memory of his dead father. But within hours of Osvald's homecoming his mother is forced to unearth the past and reveal its terrifying ghosts. more...