The Liar

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Dramatists Play Service Inc, 2011 - Drama - 111 pages
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"Paris, 1643: Dorante is a charming young man newly arrived in the capital, and he has but a single flaw: He cannot tell the truth. In quick succession he meets Cliton, a manservant who cannot tell a lie, and falls in love with Clarice, a charming young woman whom he unfortunately mistakes for her friend Lucrece. What our hero regrettably does not know is that Clarice is secretly engaged to his best friend Alcippe. Nor is he aware that his father is trying to get him married to Clarice, whom he thinks isLucrece, who actually is in love with him. From all these misunderstandings and a series of breathtakingly intricate lies springs one of the Western world's greatest comedies, a sparkling urban romance as fresh as the day Pierre Corneille wrote it, brilliantly adapted for today by All in the Timing's David Ives."--P.[4] of cover.

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User Review  - Drew - Goodreads

sometimes its fun to just read a play and reset your palate, you know? Ives is a great choice for that too - he's hilarious and on point, as always. A fun read - would love to see the actual play.... (barely more) full review at RB: Read full review

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User Review  - Kate - Goodreads

saw the play and loved it, now reading the text Read full review

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