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Gems: Plays 1  

Piaf / Camille / Queen Christina

Gems: Plays 1 $26.32 ex GST
$28.95 inc GST
Three plays focusing on the lives of incredible women. Characterised by vivid stagecraft and life-affirming humour, they offer unflinching views of social and sexual relations. 

Documents the triumphs and disasters of the great French singer. 

The doomed courtesan of Dumas' classic novel discovers love but is unable to escape her old life. 

Queen Christina
The story of a female monarch raised with education and freedom, but as an adult expected to do little more than marry and bear children.

Oberon Books | 978-1-84002-279-7 | Sales rights: Australia/NZ | PB


Pam Gems, born in 1925, is the author of about 40 stage plays. Her first major success was Dusa, Fish, Stas and Vi staged in 1976. Among her other best-known works are Piaf, Camille, The Danton Affair, The Blue Angel, The Snow Palace, and Stanley, based on the life of the painter Stanley Spencer, first produced at the National Theatre.

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