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Review: The Cocktail Party

User Review  - J. Alfred - Goodreads

This is one of those books where the message is more easily explicable than the plot. The message? You are responsible for your life choices and your personality isn't very interesting until you ... Read full review

Review: The Cocktail Party

User Review  - Jed - Goodreads

This is one of those books where the message is more easily explicable than the plot. The message? You are responsible for your life choices and your personality isn't very interesting until you ... Read full review

Review: The Cocktail Party

User Review  - Alaric - Goodreads

Read rather quickly as was performing this for an art project - enjoyed acting it and seeing the effect afterwards displayed in a gallery set up in a disused warehouse in Hackney. Should re-read sometime and savour it properly. Read full review

Review: The Cocktail Party

User Review  - Katie - Goodreads

*3.5 "Hell is other people", says Sartre. No, Eliot replies, "Hell is alone." There are parts that are certainly Eliot, parts that are existential and worth reading, but some parts - all of act 3, for instance - are indeed disjointed and not particularly interesting... Read full review

Review: The Cocktail Party

User Review  - Jillian - Goodreads

I read that this was Vivien Leigh's favorite play, so I was intrigued. After reading a bit about her troubled marriage to Olivier, it makes sense that this would resonate with her. I found it more of ... Read full review

Review: The Cocktail Party

User Review  - Jamie - Goodreads

Hmmmm. I kind of liked this, but I'm not really sure why. I didn't know it was a play when I picked it out to read. I think I heard about it either from a college professor or as referenced in another ... Read full review

Review: The Cocktail Party

User Review  - Rachel - Goodreads

"It's not the feeling f anything I've ever done which I might get away from or of anything in me I could get rid of - but of emptiness, of failure towards someone or something outside of myself; and I ... Read full review

Review: The Cocktail Party

User Review  - Lobaby - Goodreads

A very enjoyable quick read from TS Eliot. It's funny, even being from a different generation, which is hard to accomplish with comedy. But also profound, and even a bit hard to figure out some of the ... Read full review


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