David Hare : Plays 2

David Hare : Plays 2 : Fanshen; A Map of the World; Saigon; The Bay at Nice; The Secret Rapture

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Introduced by the author, this second volume contains work from the seventies and eighties which confirmed David Hare as 'one of the few major playwrights in our language' ("New York Post").show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 126 x 194 x 40mm | 399.17g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Main
  • 0571178359
  • 9780571178353
  • 507,639

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The nearest any English contemporary writer has come to emulating Brecht. "Financial Times on Fanshen" A brilliant piece of writing: a witty, complex and ultimately uplifting play about the relationship of the West to the Third World. "Guardian on A Map of the World" An impressive new film which vividly captures the last desperate days in Vietnam as the Reds laid siege to the sweltering city. "Daily Express on Saigon: Year of the Cat" Witty, cerebral and full of fine-spun ironies. "Guardian on The Bay at Nice" One of the best plays since the war...the finest British dramatist of his generation. "Sunday Times on The Secret Rapture""show more

About David Hare

David Hare is a playwright and filmmaker. His stage plays include Plenty, Pravda (with Howard Brenton) Racing Demon, Skylight, Amy's View, Via Dolorosa, Stuff Happens, South Downs, The Absence of War and The Judas Kiss. His films for cinema and television include Wetherby, The Hours, Damage, The Reader and the Worricker trilogy: Page Eight, Turks & Caicos and Salting the Battlefield. He has written English adaptations of plays by Pirandello, Chekhov, Brecht, Schnitzler, Lorca, Gorky and Ibsen. For fifteen years he was an Associate Director of the National Theatre.show more