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Peter Brook
Birth date: March 21, 1925
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Julian Meynell's Books
Julian Meynell's Books rated it 2 years ago
This is very much an avant garde 1960's play steeped in pretentiousness and a play that its author labelled as Marxist. It is absolutely a lot of fun and I would love to see it staged however. It uses a bunch of trendy techniques from European play writing in this period, but uses them effectivel...
riley
riley rated it 7 years ago
Astounding. There's no other word for it. Just absolutely incredible (oops, used another word). This is the best 20th century play I've seen, hands down (though I've seen only a small number).
Marvin's Bookish Blog
Marvin's Bookish Blog rated it 24 years ago
Possibly the most amazing play I've ever read. I have never seen it on stage but there is a riveting film under the direction of Peter Brooks that can be found on DVD with a little effort. But the reading of this play is a revelation in itself. It is very complex, a play-within-a-play, and works on ...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it 31 years ago
Here's a rule of thumb: don't make the title longer than the play itself. Also, keep in mind that two horrible people do not equal one great play.
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