Mark O'Rowe Plays: One

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Paperback, 384 pages ISBN: 9781848421608Publication Date:
24 Mar 2011
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Mark O'Rowe Plays: One

By Mark O'Rowe

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Five plays from the sensational voice of new writing for Irish theatre.

Since winning the George Devine Award for Howie the Rookie in 1999, Mark O'Rowe has electrified audiences with his distinctive dramatic style and dark, dangerous storytelling.

In O'Rowe's first play, The Aspidistra Code (1995), Brendan and Sonia, head over heels in debt, are forced to hire their own protection against a volatile loan shark.

From Both Hips (1997) sees Paul, a Dublin man shot in the hip during a bungled police raid, embark on a violent journey of revenge.

In Howie the Rookie (which also won the 'Rooney Prize for Irish Literature'), brutal events take on mythical significance in a white-knuckle ride through a nightmare Dublin.

In Made in China (2001), a dreadful accident sparks a savage tug-of-war between two criminal foot soldiers.

And published for the first time - Crestfall (2003) - so dark that all but the tiniest glimmer of light has been extinguished, depicts three women trapped between nightmares and waking.

Press Quotes

‘A writing force to contend with... outstanding'

Irish Independent

‘Gripping, grotesque and deliriously good'

Sunday Times

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

Paperback, 384 pages ISBN: 9781848421608Publication Date:
24 Mar 2011
Size: 198mm x 129mm£14.99 £11.99You save £3.00 (20%)
EPUB, 384 pages ISBN: 9781780014005Publication Date:
20 Nov 2014
£14.99 £11.99You save £3.00 (20%)

Also by Mark O'Rowe:

The Approach
Howie the Rookie
Terminus
Hedda Gabler
Made in China
Our Few and Evil Days
From Both Hips
The Aspidistra Code
Crestfall

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