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Design for Living (Modern Plays), Coward, NoŽl
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Author Name:    Coward, NoŽl

Title:   Design for Living (Modern Plays)

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Methuen Drama 

ISBN Number:   1408140071 / 9781408140079

Seller ID:   ING9781408140079

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"'The actual facts are so simple. I love you. You love me. You love Otto. I love Otto. Otto loves you. Otto loves me. There now Start to unravel from there.'"

"Design for Living" is a wickedly witty dark romantic comedy by Noel Coward. Initially banned in the UK, this provocative play portrays three amoral, glib and stylish characters and their hopelessly inescapable, if also unconventional, emotional entanglement.

From 1930's bohemian Paris to the dizzying heights of Manhattan society, a tempestuous love triangle unravels between a vivacious interior designer, Gilda, playwright Leo and artist Otto - three people unashamedly and passionately in love with each other. They are trapped in what Coward called 'a three-sided erotic hodge podge.'

With Coward's trademark piquant style, this lively, funny but also atypical play looks at dazzling, egotistical creatures and their self-destructive dependence on each other. Exploring themes of bisexuality, celebrity, success and self-obsession, "Design for Living" is a stylish and scandalous comedy.



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