Thérèse Raquin (National Theatre version)

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ISBN: 9781854599582
Author: By Émile Zola Adapted by Nicholas Wright
Publication Date: 12/10/2006
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Extent: 96pp.
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A gripping psychological thriller adapted for the stage by Émile Zola himself from his own notorious novel, in a version by Nicholas Wright.

Stifled by an oppressive mother-in-law and a sickly husband, Thérèse Raquin falls passionately for another man. Their feverish affair drives the lovers to an act of terrible desperation, which catapults them headlong into a world more claustrophobic than the one they sought to destroy.

‘Nicholas Wright’s outstandingly well-written and acute new version… unforgettable’
Observer

‘A potent, dark group portrait of selfishness and obsession’
Independent on Sunday

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