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The real thing

Author: Tom Stoppard
Publisher: London ; Boston : Faber and Faber, 1983. ©1982
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Book Club editionView all editions and formats
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The play begins with Max and Charlotte, a couple whose marriage seems about to rupture. But nothing one sees on a stage is the real thing, and some things are less real than others. Charlotte is an actress who has been appearing in a play about marriage by her husband, Henry. Max, her leading man, is also married to an actress, Annie. Both marriages are at the point of rupture because Henry and Annie have fallen in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Stoppard
OCLC Number: 10980917
Notes: Reprinted with revisions, 1983.
Description: 115 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Tom Stoppard.

Abstract:

The play begins with Max and Charlotte, a couple whose marriage seems about to rupture. But nothing one sees on a stage is the real thing, and some things are less real than others. Charlotte is an actress who has been appearing in a play about marriage by her husband, Henry. Max, her leading man, is also married to an actress, Annie. Both marriages are at the point of rupture because Henry and Annie have fallen in love. But is it the real thing?

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