Plays 1: Don Juan on Trial/the Visitor/Enigma Variations/Between Worlds, Volume 1

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Methuen Drama, Jul 1, 2003 - Drama - 320 pages
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First publication in English of France's most successful contemporary playwright Don Juan on Trial: 'Brilliant dialogue' (Le Figaro); The Visitor: 'An overwhelming triumph ...a masterpiece' (Paris Match); 'Sharp, biting, unexpected and cunning' Le Figaro; Enigma Variations: 'Schmitt...writes with extreme cunning...a brilliant author' (Le Monde); 'Simple, shattering and witty. A play full of surprises' (L'Express); Between Worlds: Schmitt's eighth play is a metaphysical comedy set in the 'Two Worlds Hotel', where those in a coma come to stay while their medical dramas unfold back amongst the living. "I have been looking for a play like this for the last twenty years" (Alain Delon of Enigma Variations)

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Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt's first play, Don Juan on Trial, opened in 1991 and was performed at the RSC i n 1996. The Visitor opened in 1993, and has since been performed world-wide. Enigma Variations opene d in 1997, starring Alain Delon. Schmitt's other works include six further plays, two novels, adapta tions of plays and operas, and a translation of The Merchant of Venice.

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