The night of the iguana

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New Directions, 1962 - Man-woman relationships - 128 pages
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A rather rustic and very bohemian hotel in Mexico is the scene where, in 1940, several bizzare groups meet: Shannon, a defrocked Episcopal priest; Hannah, virginal and artistic; Maxine, the unbuttoned and recently widowed proprietress of the hotel; and more.

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Review: The Night of the Iguana (Acting Edition)

User Review  - Laura Little - Goodreads

Perhaps this play (screenplay?) translates better on stage, or in the John Huston film. The only redemptive part, for me, were the frank exchanges between chaste Hannah and cracked-up has-been priest ... Read full review

Review: The Night of the Iguana (Acting Edition)

User Review  - Kelsey Dangelo - Goodreads

De-frocked minister T. Lawrence Shannon, leading a tour group on the west coast of Mexico, nearly a mental collapse, goes to the widowed and amorous Maxime's hotel, where he meets Hannah, a New ... Read full review


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