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John Gabriel Borkman  

John Gabriel Borkman $19.95 ex GST
$21.95 inc GST

A sparkling translation of Ibsen's penultimate play by Stephen Mulrine.

On the family estate outside Oslo at the turn of the 19th century, a man paces the floor in an upstairs room. This is John Gabriel Borkman, once a famous entrepreneur, now reduced to penury and self-doubt following a prison sentence for embezzlement. His wife, her twin sister and his son are all trapped in the claustrophobic atmosphere which has descended upon the household – and which can only lead to an explosion as the suffocation becomes unbearable...

Review
The writing is brilliantly allusive - Sunday Times

Cast : 3M, 5F

Nick Hern Books | 978-1-85459-735-9 | Sales rights: Australia/NZ | PB

Author

Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906) is the author of  A Doll’s HouseGhosts,  Hedda GablerBrand and  Peer Gynt among many others. Along with Chekhov his plays are revived more often than any other 19th-century writer.

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