Riders to the Sea (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Riders to the Sea (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by John Millington Synge
     
 

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An evocative one-act tragedy set in the Aran Islands at the home of Maurya, who has lost her husband, father-in-law, and five of her six sons at sea. Her surviving son is preparing to sail to another town, and Maurya, fearing for his life, urges him not to go.

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An evocative one-act tragedy set in the Aran Islands at the home of Maurya, who has lost her husband, father-in-law, and five of her six sons at sea. Her surviving son is preparing to sail to another town, and Maurya, fearing for his life, urges him not to go.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411450820
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
04/26/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
46
File size:
100 KB

Meet the Author


John Millington Synge (1871–1909) was an Irish playwright, poet, and prose writer. As a young man, he set out to explore Germany, Italy, and France. W. B. Yeats discovered Synge in Paris and persuaded him to return to Ireland to write. He is the author of the plays Riders to the Sea and In the Shadow of the Glen, among many other works.

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