Thyestes
Paperback, 58 pages ISBN: 9781854596505Publication Date:
2 Jan 1995
Size: 198mm x 130mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 58 pages ISBN: 9781780013626Publication Date:
20 Oct 2014
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Royal Court Theatre, London, 1994

Thyestes

By Seneca Translated by Caryl Churchill

Paperback £9.99£7.99

EPUB £9.99£7.99

A violent tragedy by a contemporary of Nero, in a faithful and uncut translation by one of our leading dramatists.

Atreus, Agamemnon's father, takes revenge on his brother Thyestes by murdering Thyestes's sons and serving their flesh up for their father's dinner.

Thyestes is also published in Caryl Churchill Plays: Three

Press Quotes

'a bleakly eloquent new translation... leaves you deeply impressed'

Sunday Times

'It is a sign of Ms Churchill's success that, without rubbing in any parallels, her version constantly prompts thoughts... of the ethics of revenge, of the latest reports from Rwanda, of what has happened in its time on all five continents'

Sunday Telegraph

'The effect is cold-bloodedly illuminating'

Independent on Sunday
Paperback, 58 pages ISBN: 9781854596505Publication Date:
2 Jan 1995
Size: 198mm x 130mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 58 pages ISBN: 9781780013626Publication Date:
20 Oct 2014
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Caryl Churchill:

Schreber's Nervous Illness
Three More Sleepless Nights
Escaped Alone
Ding Dong the Wicked
Light Shining in Buckinghamshire
Icecream
A Number
The Judge's Wife
Love and Information
Blue Heart
Lives of the Great Poisoners
A Dream Play
Caryl Churchill Plays: Three
This is a Chair
The Hospital at the Time of the Revolution
Hotel
Pigs and Dogs
Cloud Nine
A Mouthful of Birds
Lovesick
Not Not Not Not Not Enough Oxygen
Drunk Enough To Say I Love You?
Caryl Churchill: Shorts
Mad Forest
The Skriker
Traps
A Number (2015 edition)
Seagulls
Bliss
Caryl Churchill Plays: Four
Far Away
Hot Fudge
Abortive
Seven Jewish Children
Here We Go
The After-Dinner Joke

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