The Power of Darkness, Paperback Book

The Power of Darkness Paperback


Paul King, an Irish landowner, is dying; his wife is half his age.

He has not allowed his wealth to spread ease or comfort.

When he dies, his handsome young workman Paul is urged by a cunning mother to move in on the vulnerable young widow.The Power of Darkness reflects a fallen world.

The title is a description of the force that drives it; sexual ignorance and the old fear of famine lead to irrational greed, coupled with the need for redemption.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 64 pages
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber
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  • Category: Plays, playscripts
  • ISBN: 9780571167098



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