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Real Thing / Edition 1
     

Real Thing / Edition 1

by Tom Stoppard
 

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ISBN-10: 057361458X

ISBN-13: 2900573614582

Pub. Date: 01/28/1982

Publisher: Samuel French, Incorporated

The play begins with Max and Charlotte, a couple whose marriage seems about to rupture. But nothing one sees on a stage is the real thing, and some things are less real than others. Charlotte is an actress who has been appearing in a play about marriage by her husband, Henry. Max, her leading man, is also married to an actress, Annie. Both marriages are at the

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The play begins with Max and Charlotte, a couple whose marriage seems about to rupture. But nothing one sees on a stage is the real thing, and some things are less real than others. Charlotte is an actress who has been appearing in a play about marriage by her husband, Henry. Max, her leading man, is also married to an actress, Annie. Both marriages are at the point of rupture because Henry and Annie have fallen in love. But is it the real thing'In The Real Thing, Tom Stoppard combines his characteristically brilliant wordplay and wit with flashes of insight that illuminate the nature--and the mystery--of love, creating a multi-toned play that challenges the mind while searching out the innermost secrets of the heart.

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ISBN-13:
2900573614582
Publisher:
Samuel French, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/1982
Edition description:
New Edition

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