Theatre of Insanity

Theatre of Insanity

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'I couldn't believe it as I looked at them. They were aliens. Actual aliens......I hadn't auditioned for this, had I?' So concludes a confused Jack Hansen, as he is thrust into an enigmatic play, armed with nothing more than a redundant moral compass. Power, destruction, depression, alienation - all are at the centre of this unsettling tale in which two actors battling personality disorders struggle to find a role for themselves within the theatre. Amidst the feigned emotions of Jack Hansen and the torturous rants of Leonard Harper, events take a darker turn, and some powerful questions emerge that pave the way for their deadly crime - how can you belong to the world if you don't feel connected to it, and how can you respect the world if you don't belong to it? This is a real must-read for people interested in psychopathy - with its truly devious narrator and its original portrayal of 'the psychopath - this is sure to be a new cult classic.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 127 x 203.2 x 3.05mm | 99.79g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507675992
  • 9781507675991

About Alex Bateman

Alex Bateman grew up in the UK and studied English Language and Literature at Oxford University, attending the same college as Martin Amis, Alan Bennett and Will Self. Alex is currently working on more short stories and a novel.show more

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