Philadelphia, Here I Come!; The Freedom of the City; Living Quarters; Aristocrats; Faith Healer; Translations
A collection of six plays by the Irish playwright, Brian Friel.
'The writing is beautiful, supple, rhythmical, charged with the slow, sure throb of despair and enchantment.Brian Friel is the most profound and poetic of contemporary Irish dramatist.' Observer
'A modern classic. It engages the intellect as well as the heart, and achieves a profound political and philosophical resonance through the detailed examination of individual lives.' Daily Telegraph
The other plays included in this volume are: The Freedom of the City, Living Quarters, and Aristocrats.
Born 9 January 1929, Catholic, in Omagh, County Tyrone in Northern Ireland, Brian Friel is one of Ireland's most prominent playwrights. In addition to his published plays, he has written short stories; screenplays; film, TV and Radio adaptations of his plays; and several pieces of non-fiction on the role of theatre and the artist.