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Caligula
By Albert Camus

Caligula

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Caligula by Albert Camus

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History / Characters: 18 males, 2 females Scenery: Exterior Caligula explores the absolutism of power and the catastrophe of tyranny. Caesar summons his council, whose first thought is of taxes. Very well, says Caesar, if taxes are more important than human hearts, he may safely kill without conscience. He pursues the logic to the bitter end. In the last scene, he is murdered, an ending he knew was inevitable. "Has given the theatre a red hot glow." N.Y. World Telegram & Sun.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780573606694
ISBN-10: 0573606692
Classification: Plays, playscripts
Format: Paperback / softback (127mm x 203mm x 5mm)
Pages: 88
Imprint: Samuel French Trade
Publisher: Samuel French Trade
Publish Date: 17-Nov-2010
Country of Publication: United States

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