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Drama The Visit

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In The Visit (original title Der Besuch der alten Dame), Claire Zachanassian, now a multimillion heiress and an older woman, returns to the impoverished town of her youth with a dreadful bargain: in exchange for returning the town to prosperity through her vast wealth, she wants the townspeople to kill the man who jilted her. From its subtle exploration of parochial politics to its horrific climax, The Visit shows a population willing to sacrifice loyalty and scruples in the pursuit of riches. It is a drama of the absurd that reduces human nature to its most ridiculous depths.

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Series Drama Title The Visit
Subject German Language English
Market Adolescent/Adult Level Fluent/native speakers
Publication Date December 2001 Authors Friedrich Dürrenmatt / Patrick Bowles
Binding Paperback Pages 109
Size(mm) N/A Weight (gms) 100
ESB Code 55098 ISBN 9780224009140
Inspection Copy No Delivery Limited Stock
  Price £8.99

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