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Seconds of Pleasure

Neil LaBute
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571221233
Date Published
01.09.2005
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Summary

Seconds of Pleasure occupies the same disturbing, deceitful territory as Neil LaBute’s plays: acts of murder, adultery and incest are recounted in casually cruel prose that is deeply unsettling to the soul.’ Glasgow Herald

‘There’s no doubting LaBute’s gift for creating compelling characters.’ Marie Claire

‘LaBute has an intuitive ear for character and voice, a surgical eye for detail and a dramatic sense of how to affect the kind of twist that can make the reader physically gasp.’ Observer

‘The power of LaBute’s stories lies in the sense that they could be about anyone – indeed, your friends and neighbours.’ Independent

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Neil LaBute received his Master of Fine Arts degree in dramatic writing from New York University and was the recipient of a literary fellowship to study at the Royal Court Theatre, London. He also attended the Sundance Institute’s Playwrights Lab and is the Playwright-in- Residence with MCC Theatre in New York City. LaBute’s plays include: bash: latter-day plays, The Shape…

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