I Have Been Here Before

I Have Been Here Before

by: J.B. Priestley

by: J.B. Priestley

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I Have Been Here Before

I Have Been Here Before

by: J.B. Priestley

by: J.B. Priestley

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A success in London and New York, this play is proposes that we repeat our lives constantly in a sort of spiral, but are able to change if we understanding of the forces that govern us. A British wife, her elderly husband and her lover meet a German professor at an Inn iNew Yorkorkshire. His probing questions reveal that they are unhappy and confused. They have played out their scene many times, always ending in suicide and poverty. The professor warns them that they must now break the pattern.

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J.B. Priestley

John Boynton Priestley (1894 - 1984) was born in Bradford, Yorkshire, son of a schoolmaster. He left Belle Vue School at 16 and worked in a wool office, beginning to write in his spare time. He volunteered for the army in 1914 and served throughout the First World War, surviving the grim conditions of the trenches. He ...

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