The confidential clerk: a play
A modern verse play that touches on the sources of longing and the need to be loved. "Never has Eliot's apparently effortless prosody been more precise.... He has achieved complete mastery of words" (Kirkus Reviews). "It is a wise, witty, elegant play whose characters speak finely and shrewdly" (Chicago Sunday Tribune).
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The first performance of this play was on August 25, 1953 at the Edinburgh Festival. Mistaken identity is the nuts in this post-war period piece. There is no actual rollicking involved, but there is ... Read full review
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