Sex & God

By Linda McLean

Sex & God
Paperback, 120 pages Online Price:
ISBN: 9781848423008
Format: 198mm x 129mm
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Published: 27th September 2012
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Category: Modern drama (post-1945)

Series: NHB Modern Plays

First Staged: Magnetic North at Platform, Glasgow, 2012

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Four women from different moments in the twentieth century talk across time in Linda McLean's extraordinary play about faith, lust and family.

Jane, a kitchen maid, the first in her family to move to the big city for work; Lizzie, passionate but unskilled and permanently dodging poverty; Sally, an early school-leaver who escapes a dangerous relationship by working her way into a profession; and Fiona, first in her family to go to university and discover a world of bewildering choices.

Also included in the volume is a short play, What Love Is.

'Beautiful and delicate'

- The Guardian

'The range of images she creates, and the sympathetic imagination that drives her writing, is never less than moving'

- Scotsman

'Perhaps her most ambitious [work] to date... a powerful collage of embattled lives, repeatedly obstructed and frustrated by economic and social hardships'

- The List

Linda McLean was born in Glasgow where she studied and trained as a teacher. She travelled teaching English as a foreign language in Europe, America, Africa and Scandinavia before she turned to writing plays.

This title includes:
What Love Is

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