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Coward, Noël - Blithe Spirit (Modern Plays) - 9781472589477 - V9781472589477
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Blithe Spirit (Modern Plays)

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Description for Blithe Spirit (Modern Plays) Paperback. Series: Modern Plays. Num Pages: 128 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 130 x 197 x 10. Weight in Grams: 126.
We've stood up - we've lain down - we've concentrated. We've sat interminably while that tiresome old woman recited extremely unflattering verses at us. We're endured five seances - we've watched her fling herself in and out of trances until we're dizzy, and at the end of it all we find ourselves exactly where we were at the beginning. Researching for his new novel, Charles Condomine invites the implausible medium Madame Arcati to his house for a seance. Whilst consumed in a trance, Madame Arcati unwittingly summons the ghost of Charles's dead wife, Elvira. Appearing only ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Bloomsbury Methuen Drama
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Series
Modern Plays
Condition
New
Number of Pages
128
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781472589477
SKU
V9781472589477
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About Coward, Noël
Noel Coward was born in 1899 in Teddington, Middlesex. He made his name as a playwright with The Vortex (1924), in which he also appeared. His numerous other successful plays included Fallen Angels (1925), Hay Fever (1925), Private Lives (1933), Design for Living (1933) and Blithe Spirit (1941). During the war he wrote screenplays such ... Read more

Reviews for Blithe Spirit (Modern Plays)
The wide-set eyes flash, the fingers fly like knitting needles, the teeth bulge and the cheeks quiver to comic effect. It is like being in a pre-war Lagonda and watching the old dashboard dials dance into life. This play . . . holds up well when played in a properly blithe spirit.
Daily Mail
. . . one ... Read more

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