The Two Friends PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

The Two Friends free pdf A theatrical retelling of Gogol's famous story of the two Ivans squabbling over a trifling insult, The Two Friends transposes the action to the village of Newington Green on the outskirts of London in the year 1722, when Daniel Defoe was a resident of the parish, the South Sea Bubble had recently burst and a terrible gin epidemic was about to break out.

About Peter Benson

Peter Benson: Born in 1956, Peter Benson was educated in Ramsgate, Canterbury and Exeter. His first novel, /The Levels/, won the Guardian Fiction Prize. This was followed by /A Lesser Dependency/, winner of the Encore award, and /The Other Occupant/, which was awarded the Somerset Maugham Award. He has also published short stories, screenplays and poetry. His work has been adapted for TV and radio, and his novels are translated around the world. Alessandro Gallenzi: Alessandro Gallenzi is the founder of Hesperus Press and Alma Books, which was Independent Publisher of the Year at the Bookseller Industry Awards in 2013. As well as being a literary publisher with over ten years of experience, he is a prize-winning translator, a poet, a playwright and a novelist. His collection of poetry, /Modern Bestiary -- Ars Poetastrica/, was published in 2005 to critical acclaim. His satirical literary novel, /Bestseller/, was published in 2010, followed by /InterRail/ in 2012. His verse translation of Alexander Pope's /The Rape of the Lock/ won the Premio Biblioteca di Monselice special award in 2010.

Details Book

Author : Peter Benson
Publisher : Calder Publications Ltd
Data Published : 24 September 2013
ISBN : 0714543853
EAN : 9780714543857
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 96 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews The Two Friends



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Defoe's America free pdfDefoe's America

    The Americas appear as an evocative setting in more than half of Daniel Defoe's novels. and often offer a new beginning for his characters. In the first full-length study of Defoe and colonialism..


  • Satire, Fantasy and Writings on the Supernatural by Daniel Defoe free pdfSatire, Fantasy and Writings on the Supernatural by Daniel Defoe

    The publication of the 44-volume Works of Daniel Defoe continues with this collection of Defoe's satirical poetry and fantasy writings. and writings on the supernatural. This new set is. like the rest of this major publishing project..


  • Daniel Defoe, Contrarian free pdfDaniel Defoe, Contrarian

    A highly conscious wordsmith. Daniel Defoe used expository styles in his fiction and non-fiction that reflected his ability to perceive material and intellectual phenomena from opposing..


  • Bubble and Squeak free pdfBubble and Squeak

    People travel from far and wide to watch Bubble. the amazingly graceful elephant. perform her daredevil act. The Pyramid of Peril. But Bubble. although surrounded by friends..


  • Hackney and Stoke Newington free pdfHackney and Stoke Newington

    Excerpt from Hackney and Stoke Newington It is unnecessary now to introduce the series of the Fascination of London by any explanation. Everyone knows that these little books form a part of the great Survey of London on which Sir Walter Besant laboured so lovingly before his death..


  • The Two Friends free pdfThe Two Friends

    . A theatrical retelling of Gogol's famous story of the two Ivans squabbling over a trifling insult, The Two Friends transposes the action to the village of Newington Green on the outskirts of London