A compulsive, gripping and intense play from the author of Death and the Maiden.
A censor discovers that the subversive novel he is about to ban is describing his own life and hinting that a terrible fate awaits his son. He must hunt down the author before it comes true…
Ariel Dorfman’s play Reader was first performed at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, in July 1995.
‘A veritable hall of mirrors: a mixture of Kafka and Pirandello’