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The mentor

Author: Daniel Kehlmann; Christopher Hampton
Publisher: [London] : Bloomsbury Publishing, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Benjamin Rubin is a cantankerous old writer, whisky aficionado and pedant, still basking in the reflected glory of long-ago success. Martin Wegner is a rising young literary star, heralded as 'the voice of his generation'. When Martin is given the opportunity to develop his new play under the mentorship of his idol, the writers meet in a dilapidated art-nouveau villa somewhere in the German countryside. Two massive  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Drama
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Kehlmann; Christopher Hampton
OCLC Number: 1029356058
Notes: Translated from the German.
This translation previously issued in print: London: Faber & Faber, 2017. Digital resource published 2018.
"Scenes: 3. Roles: Male (3), Female (1), Neutral (0)"--Home page.
Description: 1 online resource (54 pages)
Other Titles: Mentor.
Responsibility: Daniel Kehlmann ; translated by Christopher Hampton.

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Benjamin Rubin is a cantankerous old writer, whisky aficionado and pedant, still basking in the reflected glory of long-ago success. Martin Wegner is a rising young literary star, heralded as 'the voice of his generation'. When Martin is given the opportunity to develop his new play under the mentorship of his idol, the writers meet in a dilapidated art-nouveau villa somewhere in the German countryside. Two massive egos are set on a collision course in this perceptive and compelling comedy about art and artists and the legacy of fame. Christopher Hampton's translation of 'The Mentor' by Daniel Kehlmann premiered at the Ustinov Studio, Theatre Royal Bath, in April, 2017.

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