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An excellent play

Advantages: Very Romantic
Disadvantages: A little predictable

...I really enjoyed reading this play, and I know it is well received by most literary critics. Thomas Keneally also thought it was excellent as he used it in his story about "The Playmaker." The play tells a story of love and romance. It is centred on t ...

robertjake 04.10.2000 · Read full review
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Review of The Recruiting Officer - George Farquhar

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a good read

Advantages: good plot, excellent contrast of characters
Disadvantages: irish slang sometimes hard to get!

this is another play i read and performed for my drama exam. I played the part of Rose in the opening scene. this is a funny, sad but heart warming play set in the back and beyond in a fictoinal town called Ballybeg. It tells the story of five sisters ...

meeeee4 28.07.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Dancing at Lughnasa - Brian Friel

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First and last steps along the Golden Road

Advantages: Without equal
Disadvantages: Without sequel

“Are all poets liars?” “Ya, Hassan, but we tell excellent lies.” Some great works of art appear as part of a wave or movement, in the mainstream of their times. Others arrive with n ...

torr 03.03.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Hassan of Bagdad - James Elroy Flecker

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BEST ACTION BOOK TO READ

Advantages: LOADS OF ACTION
Disadvantages: NONE

One of the best authors to write books with plenty of action right from the first paige you read is called Matthew Reilly He has written a number of books called Temple . Ice station .Area seven . and Contest . amongst others .They have all been books ...

ICEY 03.03.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Hassan of Bagdad - James Elroy Flecker

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black comedy

Advantages: funny
Disadvantages: last scene

Contrary to his other more depressing work “Andorra” set in the Second World War and addressing the problem of anti-semitism, this is a more light-hearted offering. It concerns a normal Joe Bloggs who allows some arsonists to live in his attic. Despite al ...

lewiscrofts 17.07.2000 · Read full review

Review of Bierdermann and the Firestarters - Max Frisch

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