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10%OFFDeepak Verma - Wuthering Heights - 9781408120781 - V9781408120781
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Wuthering Heights

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Description for Wuthering Heights Paperback. A programme text of a new Bollywood musical adaptation of Bronte's classic novel, published to coincide with a UK tour produced by Tamasha Theatre company in Spring 2009. The scorched desert of Rajasthan is the setting for this musical adaptation of Emily Bronte's timeless tale of passion, jealousy and revenge. Series: Modern Plays. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 6. Weight in Grams: 86.
The scorched desert of Rajasthan is the setting for this musical adaptation of Emily Bronte's timeless tale of passion, jealousy and revenge. Shakuntala is the fiery and headstrong daughter of spice merchant Singh. Krishan is the wily street urchin from Bombay that Singh brings home after a trip to market. Thrown together as unlikely siblings, a tumultuous romance soon develops. But can their love withstand Indian society's taboos and hierarchies, not to mention Shakuntala's yearning for a life of luxury that only neighbouring landowner Vijay can provide? Wuthering Heights, one of the world's great love stories, is given a vibrant ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Series
Modern Plays
Condition
New
Number of Pages
96
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781408120781
SKU
V9781408120781
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About Deepak Verma
Deepak Verma's first play, Pool Of Tranquility, was selected in the finals of the Royal Court Young People's Festival in 1992. That led to a BBC Radio 4 commission to write a play based on the life of India's most famous bandit, Phoolan Devi. He's since penned plays for Radio 4, the BBC World Service and a play read at ... Read more

Reviews for Wuthering Heights
'This adaptation by Deepak Verma is persuasive enough to have reduced the three Oldham-Indian ladies beside me to tears... Verma might well have struck gold with his idea of relocating the tale of doomed passion and poetic grand vision from the bleak, windswept Heights to the scorched desert of late 18th-century Rajasthan.' Lynne Walker, Independent, 24.3.09 'For rigid Victorian ... Read more

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