The Guid Sisters and other plays

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Paperback, 169 pages ISBN: 9781854591180Publication Date:
10 Oct 1991
Size: 198mm x 132mm£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)

The Guid Sisters and other plays

By Michel Tremblay Translated by Bill Findlay, Martin Bowman, John Van Burek and Bill Glassco

Paperback £12.99£10.39

Three plays from the renowned Quebecois writer.

The Guid Sisters is a Scots version of Michel Tremblay's Les Belles Soeurs (Montreal, 1968), translated by Bill Findlay & Martin Bowman.

Germaine Lauzon has won a million Green Shield stamps. She invites her female friends and relations to a party to paste the stamps into the books. The temptation to pilfer the stamps is irresistible and an enormous fight breaks out.

Manon/Sandra is a controversial but humane duet crosscutting between the lives of Manon, an obsessively religious girl, and 'Sandra', a sex-obsessed transvestite.

Albertine in Five Times is a one-act portrait of a woman at five different ages.

Press Quotes

'When Tremblay's Les Belles Soeurs opened in Montreal in 1968 it shocked, it confounded, and extablished the then 26-year-old playwright's reputation immediately ... Tremblay is not merely a Quebecois writer, he is a cultural hero'

Guardian on 'The Guid Sisters'

'A sharp, merciless black comedy ... the Tremblay dialogue - written in the once despised 'joual' French dialect of Quebec - translates into urban Scots as though the languages were long lost twins'

Scotsman on 'The Guid Sisters'

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

Paperback, 169 pages ISBN: 9781854591180Publication Date:
10 Oct 1991
Size: 198mm x 132mm£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)

Also by Michel Tremblay:

Albertine in Five Times
The Unmanageable Sisters
Solemn Mass for a Full Moon in Summer
Manon / Sandra
The Guid Sisters

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Also by Bill Findlay:

The Guid Sisters
Solemn Mass for a Full Moon in Summer

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Also by Martin Bowman:

The Guid Sisters
Solemn Mass for a Full Moon in Summer

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Also by John Van Burek:

Manon / Sandra
Albertine in Five Times

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Also by Bill Glassco:

Albertine in Five Times

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