The Resistance Trilogy: Widows ; Death and the Maiden ; Reader

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Nick Hern Books, 1998 - Censorship - 214 pages
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Death and the Maiden is 'a terrifying moral thriller which combines brilliant theatricality with clear thought and fierce compassion' Sunday Times. It ran for a year in the West End, was a hit on Broadway and was filmed by Polanski.
Reader, premiered at the Traverse Theater, Edinburgh, is about a censor who discovers that a novel he wishes to ban is describing his own life.
Widows, also first produced by the Traverse, is about the men who 'disappear' under totalitarian regimes and about the women who wait.

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Ariel Dorfman, born in Argentina in 1942, is a Chilean citizen who was forced into exile after the 1973 coup that overthrew Salvador Allende and established General Pinochet as dictator. His numerous books have been translated into over twenty languages.

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