The Great


ISBN: 9780868198392
Author: Tony McNamara
Publication Date: 30/05/2008
Edition: Standard
Publisher: Currency Press
Extent: 96pp.
Availability: Available
Cast Info: 5F , 10M , doubling possible.

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The Great is Tony McNamara’s distinctive comic take on the rise and reign of Catherine the Great of Russia.

The action spans the course of Catherine’s adult life as she learns the ways of the world and takes on the challenge of political power with all of its attendant responsibilities, excesses and sorrows. It is at once a coming of age story, a family drama and a wild satire on power.

With an attention to veracity that would make Monty Python squeal, history is well and truly damned. Leave the facts with your car keys and your towel on the Sands of Time, come, frolic in the Sea of Great Unlikelihood…

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