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- Double Dragon Publishing 2005; US$ 5.99
Jake Silver is an ex-FBI agent who just wants to settle into the quiet life of being a private investigator in Lake Tahoe, Nevada. Christina Anderson, the daughter of Jake?s newest clients, Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Anderson, is an average high school student who appears to have been abducted and raped. Wanting to cut through the red tape of an official... more...
- Plexus Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99
Providing the inspiration and source material for the upcoming HBO series produced by Academy Award–winning director Martin Scorsese and Emmy Award–winning screenwriter Terence Winter, this riveting and wide-reaching history explores the sordid past of Atlantic City—forever a freewheeling town long-dedicated to the fast buck—from the city's heyday... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57
Set in a run-down residential hotel in Bournemouth, Separate Tables consists of two linked one-act plays. In the first a lonely divorcee tracks down her former husband in order to resume a kind of half-life with him. In the other a repressed young spinster offers brave moral support to a fake major accused of importuning women in a local cinema.... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 18.94
In Who is Sylvia? , which premiered in the West End in 1950, where it ran for over a year, Rattigan seems to be offering a bittersweet portayal of his father - and maybe of his own frustrated love life. Also included in this volume is Duologue , a play for one actress originally written for television and appearing here for the first time in... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57
Rattigan's attack on the moral vacuity of the 'bright young things' of the twenties and thirties, written between French Without Tears and The Deep Blue Sea . David is a high-living, hard-drinking, successful writer involved with two women: his wife Joan and an earnest-minded younger woman, Helen. When Joan commits suicide David considers following... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 21.86
Love in Idleness is the third in Terence Rattigan's unofficial trilogy of war plays (after Flare Path and While the Sun Shines ). It is published here alongside an earlier version of the play, Less Than Kind , which was never staged during Rattigan's lifetime. Michael, eighteen, returns to wartime London from schooling in Canada, brimming... more...
- Orion 2014; US$ 14.78
"Eternity is in the present. Eternity is in the palm of the hand." On a streetcar, on Christmas Day, 1950, clutching the chrome rail in front of him, Martin Radey looks at the woman seated beside him, a stranger, and utters his last words: "I can't breathe." Like millions, billions before him, it is his turn to die. But death is not what... more...