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The misanthrope

Author: Roger McGough; Molière
Publisher: London : Methuen Drama, 2013.
Series: Modern Plays
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Deals with a man who makes a decision to always tell the truth whatever the consequences. It is a play that looks at the tightrope we all teeter upon between kindness and devastating honesty and asks the question with sometimes hilarious and moving results: Is honesty always the best policy?
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Genre/Form: Comedies
Adaptations
Drama
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger McGough; Molière
ISBN: 9781472510716 1472510712
OCLC Number: 835960172
Notes: "By Roger McGough after Molière"--Cover.
Description: 76 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm
Series Title: Modern Plays
Responsibility: Molière ; adapted by Roger McGough.

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Deals with a man who makes a decision to always tell the truth whatever the consequences. It is a play that looks at the tightrope we all teeter upon between kindness and devastating honesty and asks the question with sometimes hilarious and moving results: Is honesty always the best policy?

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