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Five wonders!

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...huge fan of Marina Carr, it is needless to say that I was going to buy her Plays 2 book. The first collection, Plays 1, contains four wonderful plays, and as a natural progression Plays 2 a further five of them. In Plays 2 you will find On Raftery's ...

Amy69 02.11.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Plays 2 - Marina Carr

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Four great plays!

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...I absolutely adore Irish literature, and spend most of my spare hours ploughing through Irish plays and poetry. One of my favourite Irish writers - in fact, one of my favourite writers full stop - is Marina Carr. To date, she has ten plays published (but ...

Amy69 31.10.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Plays 1 - Marina Carr

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The first place to start!

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When it comes to Irish literature, it would appear that I favour Irish plays over poetry or prose. Theatre in Ireland played quite a significant part in the campaign for an Irish Ireland, and is a strong medium for expressing Ireland's own cultural nation ...

Amy69 28.11.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Modern and Contemporary Irish Drama - John Harrington

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What's not to love?

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About six months ago I read the first play in Martin McDonagh's Leenane trilogy.It was then that I realised I'd just introduced myself to arguably one of the most amazing playwrights of all time. More recently I purchased and read all of the trilogy, and ...

Amy69 09.07.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Plays: 1 (The Leenane Trilogy) - Martin McDonagh

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