Emil and the Detectives (Oberon Modern Plays)

Growing to be up is the main interesting event of all
Join younger Emil as he says so long to his mom, leaves his small city and units off on a trip that may switch his existence. whilst his funds is stolen at the educate through a mysterious stranger, Emil thinks he’s misplaced every thing. yet as he starts off monitoring down the thief, he quickly discovers that he’s no longer by myself within the tremendous urban in any case. For this vintage story of a boy studying to depend on himself – and on his new acquaintances – the Olivier degree transforms into Twenties Berlin: a spot choked with surprises and threat, the place every little thing strikes on the pace of your mind's eye.

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The Life and Death of Richard the Third (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 23) (Bilingual Edition)

By William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu

It's a Bilingual variation of chinese language and English.

中国广播电视出版社从台湾远东图书公司引进版权,出版了梁实秋翻译的《莎士比亚全集》中英文对照版,这是梁译本《莎士比亚全集》以中英文对照的形式首次在内地出版发行。梁译本的最大特点为:白话散文式的风格;直译,忠实于原文;全译,决不删略原文。除此之外,梁译本还有独到之处:一是加了注释。莎翁作品原文常有版本的困难,晦涩难解之处很多,各种双关语、熟语、俚语、典故也多,猥亵语也不少,梁实秋不但直译,而且加了大量注释,帮助读者理解原文。二是每剧前都加了序言。序言中对该剧的版本、著作年代、故事来源、舞台历史、该剧的意义及批评意见等均有论述。

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The Prince of Tides: A Novel

By Pat Conroy

PAT CONROY has created a tremendous, brash thunderstorm of a singular, stinging with honesty and resounding with drama. Spanning 40 years, this is often the tale of turbulent Tom Wingo, his talented and stricken dual sister Savannah, and their fight to conquer the darkish and tragic legacy of the intense kin into which they have been born.

Filled with the vanishing fantastic thing about the South Carolina low nation in addition to the dusty glitter of recent York urban, The Prince of Tides is PAT CONROY at his best possible.

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Blu (Yale Drama Series)

By Virginia Grise

Reminiscence, background, and tradition collide with the starlit rooftop goals of a myth-inspired personality as Soledad and her accomplice, Hailstorm, redefine relations on their lonesome phrases after the loss of life in their eldest son in Iraq. blu, steeped in poetic realism and modern politics, demanding situations us to aim to visualize a time ahead of war.

Selected because the winner of the 2010 Yale Drama festival from greater than 950 submissions, Virginia Grise’s play blu occurs within the current yet seems to be again at the no longer too far away earlier via a chain of prayers, rituals, and goals. Contest pass judgement on David Hare commented, "Virginia Grise is a blazingly gifted author, and her play blu remains with you many years after you’ve learn it." Noting that 2010 was once a banner yr for ladies playwrights, he additional, "Women’s writing for the theatre is more advantageous and extra eloquent than it has ever been."

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A Feast for Crows: A Song of Ice and Fire (Game of Thrones)

By George R. R. Martin

THE booklet in the back of THE FOURTH SEASON OF THE ACCLAIMED HBO sequence GAME OF THRONES

Few books have captivated the mind's eye and received the devotion and compliment of readers and critics in every single place as has George R. R. Martin’s enormous epic cycle of excessive fable. Now, in A ceremonial dinner for Crows, Martin promises the long-awaited fourth booklet of his landmark sequence, as a state torn asunder reveals itself finally near to peace . . . in simple terms to be introduced on an excellent extra terrifying process destruction.

A ceremonial dinner FOR CROWS

It turns out too reliable to be precise. After centuries of sour strife and deadly treachery, the seven powers dividing the land have decimated each other into an uneasy truce. Or so it seems that. . . . With the loss of life of the enormous King Joffrey, Cersei is ruling as regent in King’s touchdown. Robb Stark’s dying has damaged the again of the Northern rebels, and his siblings are scattered through the country like seeds on barren soil. Few valid claims to the as soon as desperately sought Iron Throne nonetheless exist—or they're held in palms too vulnerable or too far-off to wield them successfully. The battle, which raged uncontrolled for thus lengthy, has burned itself out.

But as within the aftermath of any climactic fight, it's not lengthy prior to the survivors, outlaws, renegades, and carrion eaters begin to assemble, picking out over the bones of the lifeless and battling for the spoils of the soon-to-be useless. Now within the Seven Kingdoms, because the human crows gather over a dinner party of ashes, bold new plots and unsafe new alliances are shaped, whereas spectacular faces—some normal, others in basic terms simply appearing—are noticeable rising from an ominous twilight of prior struggles and chaos to take in the demanding situations forward.

It is a time while the clever and the bold, the deceitful and the powerful will collect the talents, the facility, and the magic to outlive the stark and bad instances that lie prior to them. it's a time for nobles and commoners, squaddies and sorcerers, assassins and sages to come back jointly and stake their fortunes . . . and their lives. For at a ceremonial dinner for crows, many are the guests—but just a couple of are the survivors.

From the Hardcover edition.

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This is Our Youth

By Kenneth Lonergan

This Is Our Youth, Kenneth Lonergan's lacerating examine prosperous younger Manhattanites of the Eighties, depicts days within the lives of 3 college-age higher West Siders who're from prosperous households yet residing in doped-up squalor. Dennis—with a recognized painter father and social activist mother—is a small-time drug broker and overall mess. His hero-worshipping good friend Warren has simply hastily stolen $15,000 from his father, an abusive undies rich person. while Jessica, a mixed-up prep tuition woman, exhibits up for a date, Warren pulls out a wad of debts and takes her off, awkwardly, for an evening of seduction. A wildly humorous, bittersweet, and relocating tale, This Is Our Youth is as trenchant because it was once upon its acclaimed most excellent in 1996.

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A Boy and His Soul (Oberon Modern Plays)

Where do you get SOUL? From gazing your mom and dad promote the home you grew up in? From learning the relations mystery approximately your loopy cousin? Or from the early life files present in your mom and dad’ basement? From Stevie, Aretha, Marvin, Chaka, Barry, Gladys…and Colman. Propelled by way of the beat of vintage soul, soft R&B and disco, this is often the soundtrack of a boy’s coming of age in 70s and 80s Philadelphia.

A Boy and His Soul was once the recipient of the Lucille Lortel Award top Solo convey, GLAAD Media Award top Play On or Off Broadway and the ITBA top Solo convey awards.

"A blazingly charismatic performer." New York Times

"Personal, poignant and stinky… [an] evocative, relocating piece a few guy who reveals himself and a wide a part of his identification via music." The Stage

"A appealing and soft one-man show." day-by-day Telegraph

"Its sprinkling of sharp observations coupled with a heartfelt love for the song makes A Boy and His Soul demanding to resist." What's On Stage

"The characters created through Domingo… are so vibrant, so likeable, so easily but vividly embodied… it's tough to resist." Official London Theatre

"Leaves you yelping for more." Observer

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Are You Sitting Down?

By Shannon Yarbrough

A rape sufferer elevating a biracial child. A drug addict haunted by way of a lifeless female friend. A gay mourning a lifeless lover. A instructor having an affair along with his pupil. And a businesswoman sexually careworn by way of her boss. What do all of them have in universal? all of them sit down at Lorraine White's vacation dinner desk; also they are her youngsters.

But Lorraine's little ones will not be the one ones within the kin facing ghosts of the previous. this is often the 1st Christmas the Whites have spent jointly because the dying in their father. And it rather well will be their final, as arguments take place, secrets and techniques are printed, and maybe a assassin walks between them.

In his most modern novel, Yarbrough explores the broken soul of 1 small city family members and breaks during the limitations of affection, convincing his readers that irrespective of how demanding lifestyles will get, occasionally the help of relatives is the single real origin now we have left to depend on - even if we wish to or now not.

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