The Cripple of Inishmaan
|Series title:||Modern Plays Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Bloomsbury Publishing Plc|
| Imprint:||Bloomsbury Academic|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $14.95|
| Book Description: |
In 1934, the people of Inishmaan learn that the Hollywood director Robert Flaherty is coming to the neighbouring island to film his documentary Man of Aran. No one is more excited than Billy, an unloved and crippled boy whose chief occupation has been gazing at cows and yearning for a girl who wants no part of him.
For Billy is determined to cross the sea and audition for the Yank. As news of his audacity ripples thorugh his rumour-starved community, The Cripple of...