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Drowned World
By Gary Owen

The Drowned World

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Drowned World by Gary Owen

Book Description

Winner of the George Devine Award for 2002, published to tie in with the opening at the Traverse Theatre at the Edinburgh Festival And that is why we can't have these/Fatally radiant creatures/Walking round the place/Reminding us how clumsy/And mean-spirited/And graceless/And cowardly/And shapeless/And flabby and foul we all are. In a drowned world - how far will you go to save your own skin? In this vicious tale of love, revolt and beauty, Gary Owen presents a vision of a world divided between citizens and non-citizens, where friends betray one another and where surfaces matter more than love or kinship."A blazing new talent" Guardian "A blast of brilliant theatrical writing straight from the heart of post-modern Wales" Scotsman

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780413772824
ISBN-10: 0413772829
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 127mm x 5mm)
Pages: 92
Imprint: Methuen Drama
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Gary Owen

Gary Owen is an award-winning Welsh playwright. Gary won the George Devine and Meyer Whitworth Award for his play The Shadow of a Boy and The Pearson Best Play Award for The Drowned World. Gary is currenlty working on an original series for BBC Wales called The Fabulous Baker Boys which he is co-writing with Helen Raynor and is under commission for the National Theatre of Scotland.

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