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Afore Night Come by David Rudkin
  

Synopsis

Afore Night Come by David Rudkin

Sure there's no end to the disasters that could choose to unfurl themselves on the world. The harvest is ripe in a Black Country pear orchard. Seasoned hands settle to familiar tasks and the ritual education of newcomers. But corrupted lands yields a bitter crop. The weather turns, friction mounts and pesticide begins to fall...

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A masterpiece The Times

Not since Look Back in Anger has a playwright made a debut more striking than this Kenneth Tynan, The Observer


About the Author

David Rudkin's first play, Afore Night Comes, staged by the Royal Shakespeare Company in their 1962 experimental season, informed the Company's revolutionizing approach to the performance of Shakespeare. David writes for television, radio, and theatre.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st September 2001

Author

David Rudkin

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Publisher

Oberon Books Ltd

Format

Paperback
112 pages

Categories

Plays, playscripts

ISBN

9781840022391

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