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  • Stolenby Jane Harrison

    Currency Press 2014; US$ 17.99

    Stolen tells of five young Aboriginal children forcibly removed from their parents, brought up in a repressive children’s home and trained for domestic service and other menial jobs. Segregated from society from their earliest years, not all of them successfully manage their lives when released into the outside world.The pain, poignancy and sheer... more...

  • The Berry Manby Patricia Cornelius

    Currency Press 2014; US$ 17.99

    The Berry Man is a searing indictment of the consequences of war, with the humour and fragile, flawed characters that are a trademark of Cornelius' writing. Eric, a Vietnam vet, has inherited a farm but struggles to grow a single crop. Marjorie, his fiercely independent but troubled neighbour, is unaware of the wartime horrors that plague him.... more...

  • Handbuch Literarische Rhetorikby Rüdiger Zymner

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 280.00

    ?Literary rhetoric? is a scholarly engagement with literature and literary history that incorporates the system of rhetoric. This handbook offers insight into the problematics and working areas of literary rhetoric, thereby documenting a key domain in modern rhetorical research. more...

  • Bacchaeby Euripides; Kenneth McLeish; Frederic Raphael

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 5.82

    The NHB Drama Classics series presents the world's greatest plays in affordable, highly readable editions for students, actors and theatregoers. The hallmarks of the series are accessible introductions (focussing on the play's theatrical and historical background, together with an author biography, key dates and suggestions for further reading) and... more...

  • Kevin Elyot: Four Plays (NHB Modern Plays)by Kevin Elyot

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 21.86

    A collection of plays from the acclaimed author of My Night With Reg , spanning twenty years of brilliant playwriting from our leading specialist in the comedy of pain. Included in this volume are: Coming Clean Winner of the Samuel Beckett Award, Elyot's first play, an examination of infidelity within a gay relationship. 'A very funny and... more...

  • War and Peace (NHB Modern Plays)by Leo Tolstoy; Helen Edmundson

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 18.94

    A magnificent two-play epic, adapted from Tolstoy's novel and first staged by Shared Experience. One of the longest novels in Western literature, Tolstoy's War and Peace intertwines its epic account of Napoleon's invasion of Russia with the tale of three aristocratic families. Painted on a vast canvas of locations, characters and experiences,... more...

  • The Jungle Book (Stage Version) (NHB Modern Plays)by Rudyard Kipling; Stuart Paterson

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 11.65

    Rudyard Kipling's classic jungle tales, in an acclaimed stage adaptation by Stuart Paterson, 'a master of children's theatre' ( Scotsman ). 'This exhilarating production ticks all the boxes for families looking for an uplifting treat' - Time Out 'A top-class production, a tropical cocktail of intense and comical moments, shaken and stirred... more...

  • Tiger Country (NHB Modern Plays)by Nina Raine

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57

    Nina Raine's Tiger Country is a hospital play that follows a tangle of doctors and nurses in a busy London hospital - from the award-winning author of Tribes . Professionalism and prejudice, turbulent staff romances, ambition and failure collide in this swirling, action-packed drama about an overburdened health service that we all depend on... more...

  • An Enemy of the Peopleby Henrik Ibsen; Stephen Mulrine

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 5.82

    The NHB Drama Classics series presents the world's greatest plays in affordable, highly readable editions for students, actors and theatregoers. The hallmarks of the series are accessible introductions (focussing on the play's theatrical and historical background, together with an author biography, key dates and suggestions for further reading) and... more...

  • Elephants (NHB Modern Plays)by Rose Heiney

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57

    Rose Heiney’s debut play Elephants is a sharp black comedy with a tender heart that explores the paths we take in life and their repercussions on the people we love most. 5.53 p.m. Christmas Eve. Richard and Sally are waiting for their friends and family to join in the festivities – the tree is decorated, the wine is mulling, the presents... more...