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review 2018-02-18 15:08
Collected Plays for Children - Ted Hughes

The Tiger's Bones

 

A bizarrely political tale that takes a side-swipe at Colonial-industrial exploitation of less developed nations in passing. A hubristic scientist is astonishingly idiotic - and not, in my opinion, an accurate stereotype except in terms of egotism. Deeply sceptical of science and engineering at the same time as taking advantage of both in order to produce mass market copies of the book itself...

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text 2018-02-16 17:10
Reading progress update: I've read 27 out of 144 pages.
Collected Plays for Children - Ted Hughes

The Coming of the Kings

 

The Nativity, Ted Hughes style! (An interesting choice since he wasn't Christian, or formally religious at all.) Ever wondered what the innkeepers thought about events in Bethlehem that night? Read here to find out. Try to ignore the dumb mistake where they decide to cook a pig...

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text 2018-02-12 15:20
Reading progress update: I've read 138 out of 144 pages.
Collected Plays for Children - Ted Hughes

The Pig Organ

 

A bizarre opera about musical pigs and love across the class divide!

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text 2018-02-08 17:56
Reading progress update: I've read 109 out of 144 pages.
Collected Plays for Children - Ted Hughes

Orpheus


This version of the tale of Orpheus and Eurydice does not have the Classical ending!

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text 2018-02-04 12:01
Reading progress update: I've read 93 out of 144 pages.
Collected Poems For Children - Ted Hughes

Sean, the Fool, the Devil and the Cats
Never forget the Devil's Cat!

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