A collection of four plays from the master of twentieth-century American drama includes Orpheus Descending, in which a nomadic guitar player falls in love with a storekeeper's wife only to find his life plagued by violence when the townspeople turns against them. Original.
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Review: Four Plays: Summer and Smoke / Orpheus Descending / Suddenly Last Summer / Period of AdjustmentUser Review - Jane Mcneil - Goodreads
Suddenly Last Summer was the best out of four. Orpheus Descending is worth a read, but definitely "out there" in content. The other two felt more generational, and not as relatable. Read full review
Review: Four Plays: Summer and Smoke / Orpheus Descending / Suddenly Last Summer / Period of AdjustmentUser Review - Jennifer - Goodreads
With Williams, it's always flesh and spirit, body and soul, in exquisite conflict. That persistent theme runs through this collection like a vein, with varying results. To my mind, Suddenly Last ... Read full review