John Gabriel Borkman

John Gabriel Borkman

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by Henrik Ibsen
     
 

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On the family estate outside Oslo at the turn of the 19th century, a man paces the floor in an upstairs room. This is John Gabriel Borkman, once a famous entrepreneur, now reduced to penury and self-doubt following a prison sentence for embezzlement. His wife, her twin sister and his son are all trapped in the claustrophobic atmosphere which has descended upon the… See more details below

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On the family estate outside Oslo at the turn of the 19th century, a man paces the floor in an upstairs room. This is John Gabriel Borkman, once a famous entrepreneur, now reduced to penury and self-doubt following a prison sentence for embezzlement. His wife, her twin sister and his son are all trapped in the claustrophobic atmosphere which has descended upon the household - and which can only lead to an explosion as the suffocation becomes unbearable.

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ISBN-13:
2940000774144
Publisher:
B&R Samizdat Express
Publication date:
02/01/2009
Sold by:
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
0 MB

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