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Arthur & George
Paperback, 144 pages ISBN: 9781848420960Publication Date:
25 Mar 2010
Size: 198mm x 128mm
Ebook, 114 pages ISBN: 9781780017020Publication Date:
7 Apr 2016
£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)
First Staged:
Birmingham Rep & Nottingham Playhouse, 2010

Arthur & George (stage version)

By Julian Barnes Adapted by David Edgar


Ebook £8.99£7.19

The gripping story of the sensational, real-life case in which Sir Arthur Conan Doyle found himself playing detective - based on Julian Barnes’s Booker Prize-nominated novel.

In 1903, Birmingham solicitor George Edalji was found guilty of a terrible crime and sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment. Desperate to prove his innocence, he recruited Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes, to help solve his mysterious case and win him a pardon.

As absorbing as any Sherlock Holmes mystery, Arthur & George also raises many questions about guilt and innocence, identity, nationality and race.

This stage adaptation of Arthur & George, by acclaimed playwright David Edgar, was first performed at Birmingham Rep and Nottingham Playhouse in 2010.

Press Quotes

'That the creator of Sherlock Holmes should turn sleuth himself is a life-mirroring-art marvel that continues to fascinate more than 100 years on. David Edgar has distilled 500 pages into two-and-a-half hours of theatre - involving you in the whodunnit aspect of the case while serving the finer intellectual textures of the novel'

Daily Telegraph
Paperback,144 pages ISBN: 9781848420960Publication Date:
25 Mar 2010
Size: 198mm x 128mm
Ebook,114 pages ISBN: 9781780017020Publication Date:
7 Apr 2016
£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)

Also by David Edgar:

The Shape of the Table
The Master Builder
Daughters of the Revolution
Albert Speer
Testing the Echo
Maydays & Trying It On: two plays
Written on the Heart
Mothers Against
Trying It On
Edgar: Shorts
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
Playing With Fire
How Plays Work
A Time to Keep
If Only
A Christmas Carol
Continental Divide: two plays
The Prisoner's Dilemma

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