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    Festen

    Eldridge, David (2004) Festen. Methuen Drama. ISBN 9780413774385.

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    Abstract

    Book synopsis: Helge, the patriarch of a chain of restaurants, is celebrating his sixtieth birthday and everyone is coming home from the party including Helge's sons, Christian, Michael and his daughter Helene. Missing from the roster of invitees is Christian's twin sister, Linda, who recently committed suicide. The reason for her action and the repercussions from it, form the basis of the shocking and painful events that transpire during a twenty-four hour period. In the midst of dinner, Christian makes a startling accusation and, even as the disbelieving guests are choosing sides, the play slowly unwraps the truth.

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    Item Type: Book
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Arts > English and Humanities
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2018 16:20
    Last Modified: 25 Jun 2018 16:20
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/22910

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