Our Country's Good : Based on the Novel the "Playmaker" by Thomas Keneally, Paperback / softback Book

Our Country's Good : Based on the Novel the "Playmaker" by Thomas Keneally Paperback / softback

Part of the Modern Classics series


Australia 1789. A young married lieutenant is directing rehearsals of the first play ever to be staged in that country.

With only two copies of the text, a cast of convicts, and one leading lady who may be about to be hanged, conditions are hardly ideal..."Wertenbaker has searched history and found in it a humanistic lesson for hard modern times: rough, sombre, undogmatic and warm" (Sunday Times); "Highly theatrical, often funny and at times dark and disturbing, it sets an infant civilization on the stage with clarity, economy and insight" (Charles Spencer, Daily Telegraph)


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 112 pages, portraits
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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  • Category: Plays, playscripts
  • ISBN: 9780413737403



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