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One must strive a little for the epic, old boy. It's 1959 and Philippe, Gustave and Henri, three veterans from the first world war, dream of making their escape from the soldiers' home, if not to Indochina then at least as far as the poplar trees on the hill...Gerald Sibleyras's Le Vent des Peupliers premiered at the Wyndham's Theatre, London, in October 2005 as Heroes, an English-language version by Tom Stoppard. It received the Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Comedy in 2006.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780571231003
ISBN-10: 0571231004
Format: Paperback
(197mm x 127mm x 7mm)
Pages: 80
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publish Date: 20-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Gerald Sibleyras

Tom Stoppard's work for the stage includes Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, Jumpers, Travesties, Night and Day, After Magritte, The Real Thing, Enter a Free Man, Hapgood, Arcadia, Indian Ink (a stage adaptation of his own play, In the Native State), The Invention of Love, which won him his seventh Evening Standard Award, and Voyage, Shipwreck and Salvage - three sequential self-contained plays that comprise The Coast of Utopia. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, Travesties and The Real Thing won Tony Awards. His radio plays include: If You're Glad, I'll be Frank, Albert's Bridge (Italia Prize), Where Are They Now?, Artist Descending a Staircase, The Dog It Was That Died and In the Native State (Sony Award). Work for television includes Professional Foul (Bafta Award, Broadcasting Press Guild Award). His film credits include Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, which he also directed (winner of the Golden Lion, Venice Film Festival) and, with Mark Norman, Shakespeare in Love.

Books By Author Gerald Sibleyras

Heroes by Gerald Sibleyras

Heroes

Paperback / softback, February 2007
$22.17