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Shadowplay

Author: Joseph O'Connor
Publisher: New York, NY : Europa Editions, 2020. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Henry Irving is Victorian London's most celebrated actor and theater impresario. He has introduced groundbreaking ideas to the theater, bringing to the stage performances that are spectacular, shocking, and always entertaining. When Irving decides to open his own London theater with the goal of making it the greatest playhouse on earth, he hires a young Dublin clerk harboring literary ambitions by the name of Bram  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Biographical fiction
Fiction
History
Named Person: Henry Irving, Sir; Bram Stoker; Ellen Terry, Dame; Henry Irving, Sir; Bram Stoker; Ellen Terry, Dame
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph O'Connor
ISBN: 9781609455934 1609455932
OCLC Number: 1156240904
Notes: "A novel"--Jacket.
Description: 387 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Shadow play
Responsibility: Joseph O'Connor.

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"Henry Irving is Victorian London's most celebrated actor and theater impresario. He has introduced groundbreaking ideas to the theater, bringing to the stage performances that are spectacular, shocking, and always entertaining. When Irving decides to open his own London theater with the goal of making it the greatest playhouse on earth, he hires a young Dublin clerk harboring literary ambitions by the name of Bram Stoker to manage it. As Irving's theater grows in reputation and financial solvency, he lures to his company of mummers the century's most beloved actress, the dazzlingly talented leading lady Ellen Terry, who nightly casts a spell not only on her audiences but also on Stoker and Irving both. Bram Stoker's extraordinary experiences at the Lyceum Theatre, his early morning walks on the streets of a London terrorized by a serial killer, his long, tempestuous relationship with Irving, and the closeness he finds with Ellen Terry, inspire him to write Dracula, the most iconic and best-selling supernatural tale ever published"--

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