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Simon Gray: Plays 1

Simon Gray

Simon Gray: Plays 1 includes Butley; Wise Child; Dutch Uncle; Spoiled; The Caramel Crisis and Sleeping Dog.

Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571254729
Date Published
15.07.2010
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Summary

Butley
‘What is so wondrous about a play so basically defeatist and hurtful is its ability to be funny. The stark, unsentimental approach to the homosexual relationship, the cynical send-up of academic life, the skeptical view of the teacher-pupil associations are all stunningly illuminated by continuous explosions of sardonic, needling, feline, vituperative and civilised lines.’ Evening Standard

SimonGray

Simon Gray was born in 1936. He began his writing career with Colmain (1963), the first of five novels, all published by Faber. He is the author of many plays for TV and radio, also films, including the 1987 adaptation of J L Carr’s A Month in the Country, and TV films including Running Late, After Pilkington (winner of the…

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