The Master Builder
Paperback, 104 pages ISBN: 9781848421066Publication Date:
9 Sep 2010
Size: 200mm x 132mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)
First Staged:
Minerva Theatre, Chichester, 2010

The Master Builder

By Henrik Ibsen Adapted by David Edgar

Paperback £8.99£7.19

An enthralling version of an unforgettable Ibsen classic.

Part psychological thriller, part Gothic tragedy, Ibsen’s late masterwork is a compelling portrait of one man's obsessive determination, and what might lie on the darker side of ambition.

Halvard Solness, the leading architect of his age, is at the end of his career. A single-minded man of angry pride, trapped in a frozen marriage to Aline, he is terrified of being eclipsed by the younger generation snapping at his heels.

A decade after their first meeting, the charismatic and bewitching young Hilde Wangel comes back into his life and inspires him to even greater heights. But will his last towering achievement renew him or destroy him?

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'David Edgar's new version of the text certainly makes you sit up and listen'

Guardian

'A taut new version by David Edgar, smartly underscored in ways that heighten the supernatural mood'

Telegraph

'David Edgar's sinewy new version of the text is well served and well balanced'

Financial Times
Paperback, 104 pages ISBN: 9781848421066Publication Date:
9 Sep 2010
Size: 200mm x 132mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)

Also by Henrik Ibsen:

An Enemy of the People
John Gabriel Borkman
An Enemy of the People
A Doll's House
Hedda Gabler
Hedda Gabler
Hedda Gabler
Peer Gynt
The Lady from the Sea
The Master Builder
John Gabriel Borkman
Ghosts
Judgement Day
The Lady From the Sea
Hedda
Ibsen: Three Plays
Rosmersholm
Nora : A Doll's House
Peer Gynt
Emperor and Galilean
Little Eyolf
The Wild Duck
A Master Builder
A Doll's House
The League of Youth
Rosmersholm
Ghosts

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Also by David Edgar:

If Only
A Time to Keep
Testing the Echo
How Plays Work
Pentecost
Albert Speer
Arthur & George (stage version)
Continental Divide
Playing With Fire
Maydays & Trying It On: two plays
Written on the Heart
The Shape of the Table
A Christmas Carol (RSC stage version)
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (stage version)
The Prisoner's Dilemma
Daughters of the Revolution
Trying It On
Edgar: Shorts
Maydays (2018 version)
Mothers Against

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