Indian Ink: A Play
Flora Crewe, a young poet travelling in India in 1930, has her portrait painted by a local artist. More than fifty years later, the artist's son visits Flor'as sister in London while her would-be biographer is following a cold trail in India.
The alternation of place and period in Tom Stoppard's new play (based on his radio play In The Native State) makes for a rich and moving exploration of intimate lives set against one of the great shafts of history, the emergence of the Indian subcontinent from the grip of Europe.
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Review: Indian InkUser Review - Hank Lin - Goodreads
Indian Ink, or In the Native State in its previous incarnation, is a delicate and thoughtful piece, touching ever so subtly into genre writing. I think it's also Stoppard's best work for radio to date ... Read full review
Review: Indian InkUser Review - Jeff - Goodreads
This is a lovely play -- minor Stoppard to be sure, but as such, the characters actually have a little more room to breathe without being smothered by weighty concepts. Given that this is based on an ... Read full review