Stealing Steps

Stealing Steps

by John Arden
     
 

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A collection of fables, legends and vignettes from one of Britain's leading playwrights and novelists. From revolutionary murmurs in fourteenth-century Yorkshire to unfulfilled ambitions and doubtful affiliations in modern-day Ireland, these nine stories are lavish tales of love, betrayal and the astonishing acts of individual men and women.

John Arden

Overview

A collection of fables, legends and vignettes from one of Britain's leading playwrights and novelists. From revolutionary murmurs in fourteenth-century Yorkshire to unfulfilled ambitions and doubtful affiliations in modern-day Ireland, these nine stories are lavish tales of love, betrayal and the astonishing acts of individual men and women.

John Arden's plays include Serjeant Musgrave's Dance and The Workhouse Donkey. His first novel, Silence Among the Weapons, was Booker shortlisted. He lives in Galway, Ireland, with his wife Margaretta D'Arcy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780413773340
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
04/28/2005
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.22(w) x 7.86(h) x 0.82(d)

Meet the Author

Born in the UK in 1930. Best known as a playwright with his most famous play being Serjeant Musgrave's Dance. He was shortlisted for the Booker Prize with his novel Silence Among the Weapons, in 1982.

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