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The royal hunt of the sun : a play concerning the conquest of Peru

Author: Peter Shaffer
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex ; New York : Penguin Books, 1981, ©1964.
Series: Penguin plays
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This play explores the bond between Atahuallpa, the God-King and Pizarro the Conquistador. Two men linked by power and authority, yet divided by culture and creed. They become locked in a struggle for survival in which one of them must die and the other must learn to accept mortality.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: Francisco Pizarro; Francisco Pizarro
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Shaffer
ISBN: 014048163X 9780140481631
OCLC Number: 7914215
Description: 96 pages : music ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin plays
Responsibility: Peter Shaffer.

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This play explores the bond between Atahuallpa, the God-King and Pizarro the Conquistador. Two men linked by power and authority, yet divided by culture and creed. They become locked in a struggle for survival in which one of them must die and the other must learn to accept mortality.

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