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The Real Inspector Hound and Other Plays

The Real Inspector Hound and Other Plays

Tom Stoppard

ISBN: 9780802135612

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Encompassing work from nearly twenty years of Stoppard's career, this new collection showcases the playwright's dazzling range and virtuosic talent. The Real Inspector Hound is the ultimate country-house whodunit; After Magritte attempts to explain the inexplicable; NewFound-Land chronicles an American's attempt to become a British citizen; Dirty Linen is a daring political farce; and Dogg's Hamlet, Cahoot's Macbeth wickedly subverts Shakespeare. With a preface by the author that offers a chronology of the plays and an insight into their making, The Real Inspector Hound and Other Plays will be essential for all fans of modern drama.
Tom Stoppard

Tom Stoppard

Sir Tom Stoppard is a Czech-born playwright. He began his career in England in 1954 as a journalist, soon moving to London in 1960 to start work as a playwright. His first play, A Walk on the Water (1960), which was televised in 1963, soon reached London with a stage version titled Enter a Free Man (1968). His next work, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (1964-65), showed at the 1966 Edinburgh ... view full profile

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