Edgar Plays by David Edgar
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Edgar Plays
By David Edgar

Edgar Plays

"Ecclesiastes"," Nicholas Nickleby" (Parts I and II),"Entertaining Strangers" v.2

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Edgar Plays by David Edgar

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"David Edgar, like Balzac, seems to be the secretary for our times" (Guardian) Nicholas Nickleby: "With uncommon audacity Nicholas Nickleby not only takes on Dickens' sprawling novel, it fractures all the petty limitations we have imposed upon the stage as well...A landmark" (New Statesman); In Entertaining Strangers, a community constructs a nativity play: "English left-wing social drama at its sturdiest and finest: human, argumentative, utterly unafraid of human realities, and seething with indignation and compassion" (Sunday Times) and Ecclesiastes, a radio play that looks at the rise and fall of a "fundamentalist" Christian clergyman in the US.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780413630506
ISBN-10: 0413630501
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 127mm x 29mm)
Pages: 524
Imprint: Methuen Drama
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 8-Mar-1990
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Written on the Heart by David Edgar Written on the Heart, Paperback (November 2011)

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Business Strategy by David Edgar Business Strategy, Paperback (April 2011)

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Arthur and George (Stage Version) by David Edgar Arthur and George (Stage Version), Paperback (March 2010)

Birmingham solicitor George Edalji has been found guilty of maiming six horses and sentenced to seven years imprisonment. Desperate to prove his innocence, he recruits the help of crime writer Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes, to help solve his case and win him a pardon.

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