The Caretaker and The Dumb Waiter: Two Plays

The Caretaker and The Dumb Waiter: Two Plays

by Harold Pinter, Pinter
     
 

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Jacket description.back: In all of Pinter's plays, seemingly ordinary events become charged with profound, if elusive, meaning, haunting pathos, and wild comedy. In The Caretaker, a tramp finds lodging in the derelict house of two brothers; in The Dumbwaiter, a pair of gunmen wait for the kill in a decayed lodging house. Harold Pinter gradually exposes the… See more details below

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Jacket description.back: In all of Pinter's plays, seemingly ordinary events become charged with profound, if elusive, meaning, haunting pathos, and wild comedy. In The Caretaker, a tramp finds lodging in the derelict house of two brothers; in The Dumbwaiter, a pair of gunmen wait for the kill in a decayed lodging house. Harold Pinter gradually exposes the inner strains and fear of his characters, alternating hilarity and character to create and almost unbearable edge of tension.

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ISBN-13:
9780802150875
Publisher:
Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1994
Series:
Pinter, Harold Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
609,561
Product dimensions:
5.46(w) x 8.22(h) x 0.41(d)

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