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Blithe Spirit - Noël Coward
Blithe Spirit
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"I will ever be grateful for the almost psychic gift that enabled me to write Blithe Spirit in five days during one of the darkest years of the war."-Noel Coward. Written in 1941, Blithe Spirit remained the longest-running comedy in British Theatre for three decades. Plotted around the central... show more
"I will ever be grateful for the almost psychic gift that enabled me to write Blithe Spirit in five days during one of the darkest years of the war."-Noel Coward. Written in 1941, Blithe Spirit remained the longest-running comedy in British Theatre for three decades. Plotted around the central role of one of Coward's best loved characters, a spirit medium Madame Arcati (originally performed by Margaret Rutherford) Coward's play is an escapist comedy about a man whose two previous wives return to haunt him. 
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780413771971 (0413771970)
Publisher: A&C Black
Pages no: 130
Edition language: English
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Imogen's Typewriter.
Imogen's Typewriter. rated it
5.0 Blithe Spirit
A very close second for my favourite, I found myself laughing out loud more than once as I read. In this story a writer accidentally brings back the ghost of his dead wife, much to the distaste of his current wife. You can't beat that. The work up to the ending is flawless, especially when you consi...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
4.0 Blithe Spirit
bookshelves: play-dramatisation, amusing Read in December, 2008 Noel Coward's classic comedy, adapted for radio by Bert Coules. When writer Charles Condomine invites a medium to hold a seance at his country house, he anticipates little more than some harmless fakery and a lot of good material for...
Books etc.
Books etc. rated it
It's ok... maybe a bit more than just ok... it's funny and amusing the way british radio drama are. But somehow I don't feel like giving it 3 stars. Maybe because some part of it was predictable and funnily I was hoping the book to end around 3/4 of the story. I mean, really wishing it to just end a...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
4.0
Noel Coward's classic comedy, adapted for radio by Bert Coules. When writer Charles Condomine invites a medium to hold a seance at his country house, he anticipates little more than some harmless fakery and a lot of good material for his new novel. Instead, he gets a ghostly visitation from his dead...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
There's nothing like the ghost of the former spouse to really mess with your happy romance. Coward is so very funny.
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