The Cripple Of Inishmaan
In 1934, the people of Inishmaan learn that the Hollywood director Robert Flaherty is coming to the neighbouring island to film his documentary Man of Aran. No one is more excited than Billy, an unloved and crippled boy whose chief occupation has been gazing at cows and yearning for a girl who wants no part of him. For Billy is determined to cross the sea and audition for the Yank. As news of his audacity ripples thorugh his rumour-starved community,The Cripple of Inishmaan becomes a merciless portrayal of a world so comically cramped and mean-spirited that hope is an affront to its order.With this bleak yet uproariously funny play, Martin McDonagh fulfilled the promise of his award-winningThe Beauty Queen of Leenane while confirming his place in a tradition that extends from Synge to O'Casey and Brendan Behan.
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- Language: English
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama
- ISBN-13: 9781472530172
- ISBN: 1472530179
- Publication Year: 2013