The birthday party, and The room: two plays
In The Birthday Party, a musician who escapes to a dilapidated boarding house becomes the victim of a ritual murder in which everyone- assassins, victim, and observers- implacably plays out the role assigned him by fate.The Room, a derelict boarding house again becomes the scene of a visitation of fate when a blind Black man suddenly arrives to deliver a mysterious message.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - thatotter - LibraryThing
I really disliked The Room. The Birthday Party was much better, but I think I don't really appreciate Pinter. Read full review
Review: The Birthday Party & The RoomUser Review - Antoinette - Goodreads
Disquieting, profoundly affecting, though better seen than read. Read full review