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THE REAL THING A Play

Stoppard, Tom

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ISBN 10: 0571125298 / ISBN 13: 9780571125296
Published by Faber & Faber, New York, 1984
Soft cover
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Title: THE REAL THING A Play

Publisher: Faber & Faber, New York

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Softcover

Edition: First Edition Thus; Third Printing.

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The play begins with Max and Charlotte, a couple whose marriage seems about to rupture. But nothing one sees on a stage is the real thing, and some things are less real than others. Charlotte is an actress who has been appearing in a play about marriage by her husband, Henry. Max, her leading man, is also married to an actress, Annie. Both marriages are at the point of rupture because Henry and Annie have fallen in love. But is it the real thing?

In The Real Thing, Tom Stoppard combines his characteristically brilliant wordplay and wit with flashes of insight that illuminate the nature--and the mystery--of love, creating a multi-toned play that challenges the mind while searching out the innermost secrets of the heart.

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Henry may be the wittiest playwright of his generation, but he's hopelessly nave when it comes to understanding love and infidelity. Writing about betrayal is one thing, living with it is another. After Henry leaves his wife for another woman, he's confronted with being the cuckold himself. Both dazzlingly clever and emotionally naked, Henry's search for the "the real thing" in art and love demonstrates beautifully why both are worth the effort in the end.

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