The Firebird [NOOK Book]

Overview

Based on a Russian folk tale, this One Act Play tells of the magical Firebird and her quest to destroy Kastchei, a sorcerer who has hidden his death. A Matched Set of Thirteen Princesses is under his spell, which must be broken before Princess Sonya can marry Prince Ivan. Zopak, the Prince?s friend, might be able to help, but can he do so before Kastchei turns him to stone?
A centuries old tale of magic and magical creatures and of how friendship and courage triumph over evil, ...

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The Firebird

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Overview

Based on a Russian folk tale, this One Act Play tells of the magical Firebird and her quest to destroy Kastchei, a sorcerer who has hidden his death. A Matched Set of Thirteen Princesses is under his spell, which must be broken before Princess Sonya can marry Prince Ivan. Zopak, the Prince’s friend, might be able to help, but can he do so before Kastchei turns him to stone?
A centuries old tale of magic and magical creatures and of how friendship and courage triumph over evil, this brief play condenses the action for contemporary audiences, yet retains all the wit, humour, and suspense.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940044584501
  • Publisher: H.D. Greaves
  • Publication date: 6/10/2013
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 118 KB

Meet the Author

H.D. Greaves lives in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, where he was born and raised. Although he has travelled extensively, his island home has always held a special place in his heart.Now in his seventies, MANDRAGORA - A Ribald and Irreverent Tale from the Italian Renaissance, and THE NARRATIVE VOICE - A Collection of Stories, are his first published works, proof, he says, that with perseverance (and not a little luck), it is never too late to create and to succeed.His short story, CLEOPATRUS EXCAPTIVUS, was included in the Vernal 2012 edition of Camera Obscura, a prestigious journal of short fiction, and is available in THE NARRATIVE VOICE collection of stories.OF BLISS AND GRANTED WISHES - A True Story told as a Novel, is also available on Smashwords. H.D. says, "This is an amazing story of two wonderful people and how they coped with extreme old age and illness, especially the loss of memory. They were dear friends and were an inspiration to me. The book is an homage to them and to their courage."Also available on Smashwords are some of his plays:ATASCADERO! and INCIDENT IN A DUCKYARD are unusual adaptations of stories by Hans Christian Andersen.Other plays are GNATWING! - A Farce for Clowns, THE FIREBIRD, DISAGREEMENT IN EDEN, and the ever popular RUMPLESTILZKIN.DRAMATIS PERSONAE - Poems of Comedy and Tragedy, a book with a wide variety of poems, is also available on Smashwords.H.D. is currently working on another novel: CLIZIA – A Tale of Scandalous Surprises, also based, like MANDRAGORA, on an Italian Renaissance comedy by Niccolò Machiavelli.
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