The Lonesome West by Martin McDonaghValene and Coleman, two brothers living alone in their father's house after his recent death, find it impossible to exist without massive and violent disputes over the most mundane and innocent of topics. Only father Welsh, the local young priest, is prepared to try to reconcile the two before their petty arguments spiral into vicious and bloody carnage.Methuen Drama Modern Classics span the period in drama literature from the 1950s to present day. These are the most often taught plays in college and graduate studies and many Modern Classic editions feature an academic Introduction essay.
'The play combines manic energy and physical violence in a way that is both hilarious and viscerally exciting' Daily Telegraph 'Martin McDonagh is both a powerful writer of staying power and an individual talent within a powerful tradition ... His is a voice you will want to hear again.' The Sunday Times
Series: Modern Classics
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 24th July 1997
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.7 x 0.6
Weight (kg): 0.07
Edition Number: 1