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Bravely Fought the Queen

Juvenile & Young Adult


by
Mahesh Dattani

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 532 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

‘A playwright of world stature’—Mario Relich, Wasafiri First staged in 1991, Bravely Fought the Queen created a stir with its disturbingly honest portrayal of the dysfunctional Trivedi family, confirming Dattani’s reputation as a playwright at the top of his game. Unfolding at a relentless pace, the play provides an unflinching insight into the urban Indian milieu, throwing light on a wide range of issues—marital friction, sibling rivalry, sexual politics and the lies we often tell ourselves—before racing to a shocking finale. ‘At last we have a playwright who gives sixty million English-speaking Indians an identity’—Alyque Padamsee ‘Powerful and disturbing’—The New York Times

‘A playwright of world stature’—Mario Relich, Wasafiri First staged in 1991, Bravely Fought the Queen created a stir with its disturbingly honest portrayal of the dysfunctional Trivedi family, confirming Dattani’s reputation as a playwright at the top of his game. Unfolding at a relentless pace, the play provides an unflinching insight into the urban Indian milieu, throwing light on a wide range of issues—marital friction, sibling rivalry, sexual politics… (more)

‘A playwright of world stature’—Mario Relich, Wasafiri First staged in 1991, Bravely Fought the Queen created a stir with its disturbingly honest portrayal of the dysfunctional Trivedi family, confirming Dattani’s reputation as a playwright at the top of his game. Unfolding at a relentless pace, the play provides an unflinching insight into the urban Indian milieu, throwing light on a wide range of issues—marital friction, sibling rivalry, sexual politics and the lies we often tell ourselves—before racing to a shocking finale. ‘At last we have a playwright who gives sixty million English-speaking Indians an identity’—Alyque Padamsee ‘Powerful and disturbing’—The New York Times

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