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Kafka's Monkey  

Kafka's Monkey $19.95 ex GST
$21.95 inc GST
Based on the short story  A Report to an Academy by Franz Kafka.

Esteemed members of the Academy! You have done me the great honour of inviting me to give you an account of my former life as an ape.

Imprisoned in a cage and desperate to escape, the ape-man reveals his rise through the ranks of the beasts to become a walking, talking, spitting, smoking, hard-drinking man of the stage.



Cast : 1M

Oberon Books | 978-1-84002-921-5 | Sales rights: Australia/NZ | PB

Author

COLIN TEEVAN was born in Dublin, and studied at Belvedere College S.J. and University of Edinburgh. His stage plays include The Big Sea and Vinegar &  Brown Paper (Abbey Theatre), The Walls (National Theatre) and Alcmaeon in Corinth after a fragment of Euripides (Live! Theatre Newcastle), and the acclaimed quintet of plays: Missing Persons: Four Tragedies and Roy Keane. His translations/adaptations include: Iphigenia in Aulis and Bacchai (National Theatre), Guiseppe Manfridi’s Cuckoos (Gate/Barbican), Edoardo Erba’s Marathon (Gate), Jarošlav Hasek’s Švejk (Gate/The Duke/Broadway) and the ancient Chinese stories of Monkey! (Young Vic). 

By Colin Teevan, available from Currency Press - see all