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Horse Country : Methuen Drama Modern Plays - C J Hopkins

Horse Country

Methuen Drama Modern Plays

Paperback Published: 1st December 2007
ISBN: 9780413774071
Number Of Pages: 84

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An astonishing debut play exposing the tragic underbelly of "post-everything" America

Bob and Sam are two regular guys chewing the fat, putting the world to rights over a bottle of Jack Daniels and a game of poker, apparently trapped in an empty bar-room in this latter-day America Waiting for Godot.

Conversation is rapid-fire and ranges from God and fishing to gambling and art, building to a deeply-felt exploration of the values of mainstream America. What emerges through their extraordinary dialogue is a portrait of a culture caught in a painful flux; a dichotomy between a nostalgic, reactionary sentiment and a desire to forge ahead with something new.

Horse Country was a fringe hit at the Edinburgh Festival in 2002, winning the Best of the Fringe Firsts prize, before moving to the Riverside, London

"A really substantial piece of theatre; sharp, brilliant, intense" Scotsman

ISBN: 9780413774071
ISBN-10: 0413774074
Series: Methuen Drama Modern Plays
Audience: BAC
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 84
Published: 1st December 2007
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13.0  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.06
Edition Number: 1

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