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The Forest

Florian Zeller
Translated by Christopher Hampton

Florian Zeller’s raw and mysterious play, translated by Christopher Hampton, premiered at Hampstead Theatre, London, in February 2022.

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£9.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571376926
Date Published
17.02.2022
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Summary

He can’t help himself and he plunges into the forest… until the moment it dawns on him: night has fallen and he is completely lost.

Pierre finds himself at a turning point, tormented by the conflicting demands of family, career and sexual desire. His struggle to resolve this crisis, without fracturing his marriage or compromising his comfortable way of life, is explored in original and unsettling ways.

Florian Zeller’s raw and mysterious play, translated by Christopher Hampton, premieres at Hampstead Theatre, London, in February 2022.

I’m telling you a story, if that’s all right by you. Apparently you’ve no objection to telling stories yourself. Am I right?

Critic Reviews

'Translated by Zeller’s long-term collaborator, Christopher Hampton, The Forest is masterfully executed and captivating to watch...it is guaranteed to spark fevered discussion after the lights go up.'

Guardian
Critic Reviews

An excellent play, dazzlingly on the button.

The Sunday Times
Critic Reviews

Poisonously accomplished, artful and elegant.

Daily Mail
Critic Reviews

A compelling, kaleidoscopic mystery.

Independent
FlorianZeller

Florian Zeller is a French novelist and playwright. He won the prestigious Prix Interallié in 2004 for his third novel, Fascination of Evil. His plays include L’Autre, Le Manège, Si tu mourais, nominated for a Globe de Cristal, Elle t’attend and La Vérité. La Mère (The Mother, Molière Award for Best Play in 2011) and Le Père (The Father, Molière…

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