In the midst of a war-ravished city, a brothel caters to the elaborate role-playing fantasies of men from all walks of life. These perverse costumed masquerades parody and stylize the nature of the anarchic political struggle that rages outside. In a stunning series of macabre scenes, Genet presents his caustic view of man and society.
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Review: The BalconyUser Review - Muzzy - Goodreads
I'd rather see it performed. Very hard to read. Maybe it's the translation. Maybe one of Genet's other two versions is better. Too many long speeches about nothing. Every line drifts away with ... Read full review
Review: The BalconyUser Review - JM - Goodreads
A strange little satirical triptych, in its three-act version. The man knows his evil... Read full review