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Alarms and Excursions
     

Alarms and Excursions

by Michael Frayn
 

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Four old friends sit down for a quiet evening together. But they are harassed by various bells, warblers, beepers and cheepers, all trying to warn them of something.

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Four old friends sit down for a quiet evening together. But they are harassed by various bells, warblers, beepers and cheepers, all trying to warn them of something.

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Guardian

Michael Frayn has the rare ability to construct farcical comedy around philosophical principles and the laughs and the ideas effortlessly intermesh
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“Michael Frayn has the rare ability to construct farcical comedy around philosophical principles and the laughs and the ideas effortlessly intermesh” —Guardian

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780413732804
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Series:
Modern Plays Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.31(d)

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Michael Frayn is the author of ten novels, including the bestselling Headlong, which was a New York Times Editors' Choice selection and a Booker Prize finalist, and Spies, which received the Whitbread Fiction Award. He has also written a memoir, My Father's Fortune, and fifteen plays, among them Noises Off and Copenhagen, which won three Tony Awards. He lives just south of London.

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