Author: Craig Higginson Publisher: Picador Africa (2010) ISBN-13: 9781770103160 Condition: Very Good. For a full condition description, email here Binding: Softcover Pages: 215 Dimensions: 23.5 x 15.5 x 1.8 cm
Weight: 0.2 kg
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It is summer in Stratford-upon-Avon. Thomas is a young theatre director at the Royal Shakespeare Company who is desperately in love with Lucy, the leading actress in a production of The Tempest.
Their experiences are woven into the life of a theatre presided over by Harry, an ageing South African exile who becomes caught up in a history he sought to escape.
Hilarious and deeply affecting by turn, Thomas' account is compelling in its lyricism, eccentricity and energetic attachment to life. Through him, we get to meet a colourful cast of characters and live through the gripping events of an ill-fated summer in Stratford.