Thérèse Raquin
Paperback, 112 pages ISBN: 9781848424111Publication Date:
31 Jul 2014
Size: 198mm x 129mm£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)
Ebook, 112 pages ISBN: 9781780014937Publication Date:
1 Sep 2014
£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)
First Staged:
Theatre Royal, Bath, 2014

Thérèse Raquin (Theatre Royal Bath stage version)

By Émile Zola Adapted by Helen Edmundson

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A story of lust, madness and destruction set in the backstreets of Paris. Based on Emile Zola's classic novel.

The beautiful but doomed heroine is trapped in a loveless marriage to her sickly cousin, Camille. Every Thursday evening she watches her domineering aunt, Madame Raquin, play dominoes... until one day her husband brings along an old friend, the alluring and athletic Laurent. As Laurent and Thérèse embark on an illicit affair, a turbulent passion is unleashed that drives them ultimately to violence and murder.

Helen Edmundson's sensuous adaptation of Thérèse Raquin premiered at the Theatre Royal, Bath, in July 2014. It was later seen on Broadway in a production starring Keira Knightley.

Press Quotes

'[A] compelling, poetic and fleet adaptation… riveting'

The Times

'Period noir, a psychological thriller that will pin you to your seat as surely as a Hitchcock film'

Daily Mail

'Highly intelligent and horribly compelling'


'A superb piece of work… funny, charged with erotic fissure and has a spine tingling eeriness'

Paperback,112 pages ISBN: 9781848424111Publication Date:
31 Jul 2014
Size: 198mm x 129mm£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)
Ebook,112 pages ISBN: 9781780014937Publication Date:
1 Sep 2014
£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)

Also by Émile Zola:

Thérèse Raquin

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Also by Helen Edmundson:

The Heresy of Love
War and Peace
Swallows and Amazons
Anna Karenina
The Mill on the Floss
Life is a Dream
Queen Anne
The Clearing
Mary Shelley
Gone to Earth
Small Island
Mother Teresa is Dead
Orestes: Blood and Light
Coram Boy
Small Island

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