Longing, Paperback Book

Description

All things pass - is this your philosophy? Is there no room for love in your philosophy of life?Renowned and best-selling novelist William Boyd, CBE, adapts two Chekhov short stories, A Visit to Friends and My Life, to weave a comic tale about nineteenth-century Russian provincial life, both familiar and unfamiliar. When Kolia is invited to visit his oldest friends on their Estate in the country he anticipates a pleasant break from Moscow life.

But as the comedy of provincial life plays out around him, he finds himself adrift in a miasma of false expectations, missed opportunities, and unspoken passions.

Information

  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 96 pages
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Plays, playscripts
  • ISBN: 9781472517456

Other Formats

£10.99

£9.75

 
Free Home Delivery

on all orders

 
Pick up orders

from local bookshops

Also by William Boyd   |  View all

Also in the Modern Plays series   |  View all