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Murderer : a play in two acts

Author: Anthony Shaffer
Publisher: London ; Boston : Boyars, 1979.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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So full of hoaxes and double crossing you can hardly believe your eyes.

"The plot leaves you breathless by the audacity of its hair-raising twists and turns". -- Milton Shulman, Evening Standard.

"Diabolically ingenious". -- John Barber, Daily Telegraph.

Opening with one of the most truly horrifying scenes ever devised for the stage, Shaffer's play unfolds upon an incredulous and mesmerized audience. This tale of murder, revenge and sexual claustrophobia from the author of Sleuth is constantly shifting and twisting around the obsessions of a man fascinated by the crimes of some of our most famous murderers. But where does such a fascination end and the compulsion to kill begin?  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Shaffer, A. (Anthony), 1926-
Murderer.
London ; Boston : Boyars, 1979
(DLC) 79312662
(OCoLC)5401970
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Shaffer
OCLC Number: 562511475
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (96 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Responsibility: Anthony Shaffer.
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Abstract:

So full of hoaxes and double crossing you can hardly believe your eyes.

"The plot leaves you breathless by the audacity of its hair-raising twists and turns". -- Milton Shulman, Evening Standard.

"Diabolically ingenious". -- John Barber, Daily Telegraph.

Opening with one of the most truly horrifying scenes ever devised for the stage, Shaffer's play unfolds upon an incredulous and mesmerized audience. This tale of murder, revenge and sexual claustrophobia from the author of Sleuth is constantly shifting and twisting around the obsessions of a man fascinated by the crimes of some of our most famous murderers. But where does such a fascination end and the compulsion to kill begin?

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