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Tom Stoppard
Tom Stoppard is the author of such seminal works as Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead, Travesties, Every Good Boy Deserves a Favor, Arcadia, Jumpers, The Real Thing, and The Invention of Love. show more

Tom Stoppard is the author of such seminal works as Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead, Travesties, Every Good Boy Deserves a Favor, Arcadia, Jumpers, The Real Thing, and The Invention of Love.
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Birth date: July 03, 1937
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theatreloverslittlebooknook
theatreloverslittlebooknook rated it 1 year ago
cool, but not my favorite book in my Shakespeare collection
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Wanda's Book Reviews rated it 2 years ago
Hamlet told from the worm's-eye view of two minor characters, bewildered Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. Echoes of Waiting for Godot resound, reality and illusion mix, and where fate leads heroes to a tragic but inevitable end. Each of us is the star of our own life. You may be a bit part in someone...
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge rated it 2 years ago
I forgot about the use of Chinaman in the play. Other than that, it held up. Just as funny as I remember. I probably could have done with a light Hamlet refresher before rereading this one. I would definitely recommend at least some familiarity with Hamlet before reading R&G Are Dead. It will enhanc...
My Book Life
My Book Life rated it 3 years ago
This was one of those rare moments when I actually saw the movie before I read the book. Only because at the time I didn't know it was original a book. So when I stumbled across this book at the library, I finally picked up. I couldn't have made a better decision. The movie is one of my favorite...
Emad Attely [The Book Nerd]
Emad Attely [The Book Nerd] rated it 3 years ago
This play is truly a maze. Sure, it is hilarious, but it leaves the reader with a peculiar sense of loneliness and strangeness! Just like life itself! I think that this play is meant to represent reality. “MOON: Does this play know where it is going?BIRDBOOT: Well, it seems open and shut to me”While...
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