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Overview


"So – for God's sake – don't say anything to the inspector."

A respectable household is shocked when a strange police inspector visits them shortly after dinner... and proceeds to unravel their prejudices and lies. Through this almost surreal murder-mystery, Priestley interweaves social comment with a gripping story that twists and turns every few pages.

True to the original vision of the author and featuring beautiful engaging artwork, the book features the entire play, unabridged (in the original British English), as well as an illustrated Character List (Dramatis Personae), 132 pages of story artwork, and fascinating support material that details the life and work of J.B. Priestley - all beautifully presented in color.

An alternative text edition with simplified US dialogue is also available enabling differentiation in the classroom.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781907127236
Publisher: Classical Comics
Publication date: 08/07/2012
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 836,408
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 11 - 10 Years

About the Author


J.B. Priestley (1894–1984) was born in Bradford, Yorkshire, and wrote many plays. Jason Cobley is an English teacher in the East of England. He is also a proficient comic book writer. Will Volley is a new artist to the world of sequential art, but one that is set for great things. He has a very strong sense of fine art coupled with a natural talent for capturing emotions, movement and pacing. He lives in Northampton. Jim Campbell is a professional comic-book letterer and has lettered many titles in the Classical Comics range. He lives in Nottingham. Alejandro Sanchez lives in Spain. Clive Bryant is the founder of Classical Comics, and the Editor-in-Chief of the entire range.

Read an Excerpt


Gerald
I’m sorry, Sheila. But it was all over and done with, last summer. I hadn’t set eyes on the girl for at least six months. I don’t come into this suicide business.

Sheila
I thought I didn’t, half an hour ago.

Gerald
You don’t. Neither of us does. So – for God’s sake – don’t say anything to the inspector.

Sheila
About you and this girl?

Gerald
Yes. We can keep it from him.

Sheila
Ha ha ha! Why – you fool – he knows.
Of course he knows. And I hate to think how much he knows that we don’t know yet.
You’ll see.
You’ll see.

Inspector
Well?

Table of Contents


Dramatis Personae

An Inspector Calls
Act 1
Act 2
Act 3

About J.B. Priestley
Page Creation

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