Through the Leaves and other plays
Paperback, 178 pages ISBN: 9781559360432Publication Date:
7 Jan 1993
Size: 203mm x 128mm£12.99

Through the Leaves and other plays

By Franz Xaver Kroetz Translated by Roger Downey

Paperback £12.99

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Three plays translated from the German by Roger Downey.

Franz Xaver Kroetz is a controversial figure whose works have helped reshape world drama over the last two decades. His unsparing portraits of life in Germany's lower middle-class redefine the notion of realism on the stage.

This volume includes: Through the Leaves, about a female butcher and her labourer lover; The Nest, about a worker who inadvertently poisons a lake and, consequently, injures his infant son; and Mensch Meier, about a jittery, imaginative, Munich assembly-line worker, his vague housebound wife and their silently observant teenage son.

Press Quotes

'The most fascinating of contemporary West German playwrights. Through the Leaves sticks like a splinter in the mind'

New York Times
Paperback, 178 pages ISBN: 9781559360432Publication Date:
7 Jan 1993
Size: 203mm x 128mm£12.99

Also by Franz Xaver Kroetz:

The Nest

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