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Penelope

Author: Enda Walsh
Publisher: New York : Nick Hern Books, 2014.
Series: NHB modern plays.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A riveting and savage take on the classic Greek myth of Penelope, wife of Odysseus. It's 11.30 a.m. and already it's thirty-three degrees Celsius. At the bottom of a drained swimming pool, four ridiculous men face their inevitable deaths, and play for an unwinnable love. Fringe First Award, Edinburgh 2010 'Grandiose Penelope ... mixes classical myth with a bit of Beckett, as interpreted by Father Ted after watching  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Drama
Ebook
Ebook Adult Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Walsh, Enda.
Penelope (NHB Modern Plays).
New York : Nick Hern Books, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Enda Walsh
ISBN: 9781780013213 1780013213
OCLC Number: 894171428
Description: 1 online resource (87 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Contents; Original Production; Characters; Penelope; About the Author; Copyright and Performing Rights Information.
Series Title: NHB modern plays.
Responsibility: by Enda Walsh.

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A riveting and savage take on the classic Greek myth of Penelope, wife of Odysseus. It's 11.30 a.m. and already it's thirty-three degrees Celsius. At the bottom of a drained swimming pool, four ridiculous men face their inevitable deaths, and play for an unwinnable love. Fringe First Award, Edinburgh 2010 'Grandiose Penelope ... mixes classical myth with a bit of Beckett, as interpreted by Father Ted after watching an episode of Lost' - Sunday Times 'extraordinary theatre ... terrifying' - Sunday Independent, Ireland 'among the finest plays Walsh has written' - Sunday Times, Ireland.

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