The Weir, and Other Plays

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Theatre Communications Group, 1999 - Drama - 309 pages
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Set in a rural pub in western Ireland, "The weir" is a drama of interwoven stories as told by the locals about how they comfort and distract one another in the midst of desolation and grief.

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User Review  - Nelson Clark - Goodreads

Admittedly, for me, this fellow's work is hard to lift off the page. Granted, he directs all of his own plays, so that makes a tremendous difference. That said, the characters and their dialogue are ... Read full review

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User Review  - Courtney - Goodreads

The Weir was the better play out of them all, but the characters were kind of stagnant. They just didn't go anywhere. All the other plays had such miserable characters. They just were not enjoyable to read. Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Conor McPherson was born in Dublin, where he still lives. His plays include This Lime Tree Bower, St. Nicholas, The Weir, Port Authority and Dublin Carol. He has written three films, I Went Down, Saltwater and The Actors, and directed the last two.

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