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- Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 15.49
' Travesties is a superb comedy, a work of thought and imagination.' Stage and Television 'It is a champagne cocktail, compounded of a balletic nimbleness of invention, a bewildering intricacy of design which reaches the sublime heights where mathematics merge with poetry, and the audacious juggling of ideas of a master conjuror.' Sunday Telegraph... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 10.50
"A singular astonishment." ?John Lahr, The New Yorker One relationship. Infinite possibilities. In the beginning Marianne and Roland meet at a party. They go for a drink, or perhaps they don't. They fall madly in love and start dating, but eventually they break up. After a chance encounter in a supermarket they get back together, or... more...
- Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 14.57
Every Good Boy Deserves Favour A dissident is locked up in an asylum. If he accepts that he was ill and has been cured, he will be released. He refuses. Sharing his cell is a real lunatic who believes himself to be surrounded by an orchestra. As the dissident's son begs his father to free himself with a lie, Tom Stoppard's darkly funny and provocative... more...
- Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 24.78
This second collection of Brian Friel's plays includes some of his most acclaimed work for the stage. The plays included are Dancing at Lughnasa , Fathers and Sons , Making History , Wonderful Tennessee and Molly Sweeney . The collection is introduced by Christopher Murray. more...
- Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 13.12
'Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.' Gauguin's aphorism serves as the motto for this morality tale of two women, both in their sixties, whose lives are interwoven in ways neither of them yet understand. Madeline Palmer is a retired curator, living alone on the Isle of Wight. One day to her door comes Angela Beale, a woman she has met only... more...
- Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 13.12
The McKenna family convenes at their remote West Ireland holiday home to mark the 21st birthday of their late son Gene. Eccentric cousin Bridget appears along the causeway, inviting herself for birthday cake and conversation, and ready to expose a family secret. Even Margaret, the unstoppable mother, and Leo, the ever-calm father, can't hold things... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 2.80
Beautiful, aristocratic, an adored wife and young mother, Lady Windermere is 'a fascinating puritan' whose severe moral code leads her to the brink of social suicide. The only one who can save her is the mysterious Mrs Erlynne whose scandalous relationship with Lord Windermere has prompted her fatal impulse. And Mrs Erlynne has a secret - a secret... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 16.91
In Good King Charles's Golden Days : a true history that never happened. A discussion play; the issues of nature, power and leadership are debated between King Charles II ('Mr Rowley'), Isaac Newton, George Fox and the artist Godfrey Kneller. Buoyant Billions : a comedy of no manners. Farfetched fables . Shaw's thoughts simplified. Shakes vs.... more...