The Overgrown Path
Ebook, 90 pages ISBN: 9781788502351Publication Date:
25 Jul 2019
£4.99 £3.99You save £1.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Royal Court Theatre, London, 1985

The Overgrown Path

By Robert Holman

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Nicholas Marks, an aspiring academic from Yorkshire, arrives on the Greek island of Tinos to interview reclusive scientist Daniel Howarth about his work on the atomic bomb. But as he tries to tease apart fact and fantasy, science and mythology, chance and destiny, Nicholas discovers a surprising truth about himself.

Robert Holman's play The Overgrown Path is about history, and the stories we tell each other to make sense of ourselves. It was first performed at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in May 1985.

The Overgrown Path is also available in the volume Robert Holman Plays: One.

'History is not the study of facts. It is the study of ourselves. Of our stories. The stories we tell each other.'

Ebook,90 pages ISBN: 9781788502351Publication Date:
25 Jul 2019
£4.99 £3.99You save £1.00 (20%)

Also by Robert Holman:

Other Worlds
German Skerries
Being Friends
A Breakfast of Eels
Jonah and Otto
Making Noise Quietly: three short plays
Robert Holman Plays: One
The Lodger
Holes in the Skin
The Natural Cause
Bad Weather
Making Noise Quietly (short play)

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