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Priestley: Plays 1  

Laburnum Grove / When We Are Married / Mr Kettle and Mrs Moon

Priestley: Plays 1 $23.59 ex GST
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Three mischievous domestic comedies about respectability gone awry. 

Laburnum Grove
George Radfern's friends and relations want a share of his wealth—until they find out where it's come from. 

When We Are Married
Features three high-minded couples who gather to celebrate their silver wedding anniversaries, only to discover they were never properly married at all. 

Mr Kettle and Mrs Moon
An unassuming bank manager turns rebel when a voice tells him to pack in his position and stay at home.

Priestley proves himself a skilled craftsman and presents his characters with rich humour, warmth and humanity.

Introduction by Tom Priestley, foreword by Roy Hattersley. 

Oberon Books | 978-1-84002-292-6 | Sales rights: Australia/NZ | PB

Author

J.B. PriestlEy was born in Bradford, and educated there at Trinity Hall, Cambridge. His reputation as a dramatist was established by Dangerous Corner, Time and the Conways & other plays on space/time themes, as well as popular comedies such a Laburnum Grove & his psychological mystery,  An Inspector Calls. Best known as a writer of novels, Priestley was also master of the essay form. He was an astute, original and controversial commentator on contemporary society.

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