Long Day's Journey Into Night

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Random House, Aug 31, 2011 - Drama - 160 pages
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Long Day's Journey into Night was written in 1940 but not staged until 1956, after O'Neill's death. Unashamedly autobiographical, it is, as he puts it himself in the dedicatory note, 'a play of old sorrow, written in tears and blood', a harrowing attempt to understand himself and his family.

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Sad, but very realistic-I enjoyed the writing. - Goodreads
I enjoyed the characters and the plot line. - Goodreads
I just wish the ending was a little stronger. - Goodreads
... the plot is vivid. - Goodreads
... in reference to a card game jumped out at me. - Goodreads
I did not like the ending, but overall it was ok. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Hope Meikle - Goodreads

While it was a fascinating character investigation, the plot itself was quite repetitive. Read full review

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Heartbreaking and beautiful. Read full review

About the author (2011)

Eugene O'Neill was born in New York in 1888 and died in Boston in 1953. One of America's greatest playwrights, he was three times awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1936.

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