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  • Amongst Friendsby April de Angelis

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 14.57

    Journalist Lara, and her ex-MP and crime-writer husband Richard, are happy and successful. Having moved to a fashionable gated community they invite their old neighbours Caitlin and Joe to dinner. When the security system fails, the food is delivered by a stranger and the dinner party takes quite a different turn. April De Angelis's darkly comic... more...

  • Marina Carr: Plays 2by Marina Carr

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 24.78

    On Raftery's Hill 'This is a play that howls to be seen; its courage is matched only by its dramatic power.' Sunday Independent Ariel 'An astonishing piece of theatre. Interweaving themes drawn from Irish, Greek and biblical myth, she spins a tale of power that is honest, emotional, dark and true . . . Die to see it.' Irish Examiner Woman... more...

  • The Duckyby D. C. Jackson

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 14.57

    For the teenagers of the small Ayrshire town of Stewarton, there's change in the air. Rab's back from Cambridge. He feels alienated there; he feels alienated in his home town, too. Michelle's returned to spend some time with her great-gran while she can. She reckons university isn't all it's cracked up to be, too. Meanwhile, Norma's sweeping up in... more...

  • Fifty Modern and Contemporary Dramatistsby Maggie B. Gale; John F. Deeney

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 31.95

    Fifty Modern and Contemporary and Dramatists is a critical introduction to the work of some of the most important and influential playwrights from the 1950s to the present day. The figures chosen are among the most widely studied by students of drama, theatre and literature and include such celebrated writers as: ? Samuel Beckett ? Caryl Churchill... more...

  • Peter Gill Plays 2by Peter Gill

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 24.78

    Cardiff East 'As scene melts into scene, one??Ts appetite for knowing more and more about these people is constantly whetted, even for the ones one would avoid in real life. Each and every [character] rings true and resonates further. . . A play which is never less than gripping.' Mail on Sunday Certain Young Men 'The play is marked by... more...

  • Another Door Closedby Peter Gill

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 14.57

    'Have you grown hard? Is that it? You were never hard then, you know. Just two spoiled daughters. Two little, selfish daughters. Two unemancipated daughters. Without her you have become hard, is that it? She was so soft, you see.' Two elderly sisters get an unexpected visit from a younger man. It appears, many years ago, the sisters' mother had been... more...

  • The Promiseby Nick Dear

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 13.12

    In the savage 1942 winter siege of Leningrad, as the Russians fight off the Nazi invaders, three teenagers - Lika, Marat and Leondik - are thrown together. Losing everything from their past, they forge a new love that binds them and a new hope which keeps them alive: the promise of a better future. Arbuzov's classic of the 1960s is revived here in... more...

  • Tom Stoppard: Faber Critical Guideby Jim Hunter

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 11.66

    Are you fascinated by Stoppard's plays but want an informed view into their complexities? Are you studying his plays and looking for help with interpretation? Do you teach Stoppard and need a reliable guide? A Faber Critical Guide to Tom Stoppard's major work gives us all this and more: - an introduction to the distinctive features of the playwright's... more...

  • Wig Outby Tarell Alvin McCraney

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 14.57

    In this gossamer-laced reality there is never a moment to be without your face, to not be together. One false move and you'll get chopped. One night can leave you legendary or a subsidiary. Enter the House of Light, a hyper-glamorous, uber-competitive drag queen refuge where a daughter who was once a son can find a family. While the House... more...

  • Hippolytusby Euripides; Timberlake Wertenbaker

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 14.57

    Furious that Prince Hippolytus will not worship her, Aphrodite, goddess of love, seeks revenge. Infecting Hippolytus' stepmother, Phaedra, with an overpowering desire for him, Aphrodite's retribution will sweep both prince and queen to a brutal end. A secret torment Storms through her Tosses her into that black harbour Death. Timberlake... more...