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Sleuth : a play

Author: Anthony Shaffer
Publisher: London ; New York : Marion Boyars, United States : Distributed by Consortium Book Sales 2009. ©1971
Series: Playscript, 46.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Illustrated editionView all editions and formats
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"Sleuth has all the ingredients of a top-class thriller, which it undoubtedly is--a plot that twists and turns with fiendish cunning, an atmosphere of extreme suspense and a staggering dénouement. It is also, however, a brilliant parody of the country house thriller, a dramatic portrayal of the conflict and jealosy [sic] between an older man and his younger rival, and a subtle psychological study of an inadequate  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Shaffer
ISBN: 0714507636 9780714507637
OCLC Number: 1023581590
Notes: "Marion Boyars plays for reading aloud. For book groups and students."--Cover.
Description: 93 pages, 4 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Playscript, 46.
Responsibility: Anthony Shaffer.

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"Sleuth has all the ingredients of a top-class thriller, which it undoubtedly is--a plot that twists and turns with fiendish cunning, an atmosphere of extreme suspense and a staggering dénouement. It is also, however, a brilliant parody of the country house thriller, a dramatic portrayal of the conflict and jealosy [sic] between an older man and his younger rival, and a subtle psychological study of an inadequate and sexually obsessed man in his middle age."--Back cover.

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