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  • The Colour of Milk

    A Novel

    by Nell Leyshon ...
    The Colour of Milk is a literary tour de force of power, class, and fate, told in the fierce, urgent voice of the irrepressible Mary, a character as indelible as The Color Purple’s Celie and Margaret Atwood’s eponymous Alias Grace.Set in England in 1830, The Colour of Milk by Nell Leyshon is an emotionally haunting work of historical fiction — hailed as “charming, Brontë-esque...and hard to forget ... Read more

    $9.49 USD

  • Memoirs of a Dipper

    by Nell Leyshon ...
    'A reading experience that hums with an electric energy that never gets boring and feels shockingly, painfully real.' - The Times'There's different ways to do it: I can slowly move closer step by step, or I can do it in one movement and bump into them. Easiest is in a pub then I can put my drink too close to theirs. Move my stool near theirs. Anything to cross the line.'Gary is a dipper, a burglar ... Read more

    $11.19 USD

  • The Words Will Come

    New Plays from the RADA Elders Company

    series Oberon Modern Playwrights
    Bringing together five plays commissioned specially for the RADA Elders Company, this anthology provides a selection of dynamic and thought-provoking works for elders companies anywhere.The RADA Elders Company began in 2013 in order to provide opportunities for older people to experience the academy's training at its best. Each year, a playwright is invited to create a new piece for the company, ... Read more

    $19.69 USD

  • The Farm

    by Nell Leyshon ...
    series Oberon Modern Plays
    'Nothing I do has changed. I'm doing what's always been done on this piece of land.'The farm is running at a loss, but Vic is determined to keep working. He'll do everything he can, work day and night, but he won't admit that his small farm has no future.As the rural crisis deepens the three generations of his family look for ways to save the farm. But tensions between the old and new worlds ... Read more

    $11.09 USD

  • Glass Eels

    by Nell Leyshon ...
    series Oberon Modern Plays
    Late August down on the Somerset levels: deep in the water and the silt, something is moving, unfurling... Suffused with the austere poetry of the West Country, Glass Eels tells the story of a girl's sexual awakening as she struggles to free herself from the shadows of her childhood and the stifling atmosphere of an all-male household. Glass Eels was produced by Hampstead Theatre and the Brewhouse ... Read more

    $13.69 USD

  • National Theatre Connections 2019

    series Modern Plays
    National Theatre Connections is an annual festival which brings new plays for young people to schools and youth theatres across the UK and Ireland. Commissioning exciting work from leading playwrights, the festival exposes actors aged 13-19 to the world of professional theatre-making, giving them full control of a theatrical production - from costume and set design to stage management and ... Read more

    $25.69 USD

  • Comfort me with Apples

    by Nell Leyshon ...
    series Oberon Modern Plays
    Winner Evening Standard Most Promising Playwright.Shortlisted for Susan Smith Blackburn Award.Autumn, and the orchard is full of cider apples: Beauty of Bath, Kingston Black and Glory of the West.Inside the farmhouse, the rule of the matriach Irene is challenged when her estranged daughter returns and her middle-aged son, beginning to tire of being tied to the unprofitable farm, grows restless.A ... Read more

    $12.79 USD

  • Bedlam

    by Nell Leyshon ...
    series Oberon Modern Plays
    Set in the notorious 18th Century lunatic asylum that gives the play its name, Bedlam is the story of how a cruel and unusual institution starts to crumble, after the arrival of an unassuming country girl.Nell Leyshon's new play is an anarchic tale of madness and sanity, authority and incarceration and the arbitrary lines that separate them.Full of violence, romance and reverie, Bedlam will make ... Read more

    $12.79 USD

  • Don't Look Now

    series Oberon Modern Plays
    Following the death of their young daughter, John and Laura visit Venice to try and escape their grief. But when the couple meet two aged sisters, one of whom claims to have psychic visions of the dead girl, strange things start to happen.Filmed in 1973 with Julie Christie and Donald Sutherland, Daphne du Maurier's classic thriller starts as a moving examination of grief but gradually becomes a ... Read more

    $12.79 USD

  • THE COLOUR OF MIDNIGHT

    by Robyn Donald ...
    series Secrets... #6
    "I'm Stella's sister…"And Minerva Robertson wanted to know why, with everything to live for, Stella had chosen to die. The only person who might be able to give her an answer was wickedly attractive Nick Peveril, Stella's husband. But he wasn't the conventional grieving widower. What was Minerva to make of him? And should she fight the passion she felt for him? ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • The Colour of Heaven

    by James Runcie ...
    From the author of THE DISCOVERY OF CHOCOLATE – a romantic historical quest set in Renaissance Florence and China surrounding the search for ultramarine.THE COLOUR OF HEAVEN is a fictional account of a young man who travelled to what are now Afghanistan and China to discover lapis lazuli, the precious stone that when turned into ultramarine changed the history of painting – allowing artists to ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Black Is the Colour of My True Love's Heart

    by Ellis Peters ...
    series The Felse Investigations #6
    When two attendees go missing from a folk music festival at a remote Gothic mansion, Inspector Felse arrives to solve the mystery—and protect his son.Singers and musicians are gathered for a weekend course in folk music at the impressive neo-Gothic country mansion Follymead. Most come only to sing or to listen, but one or two have nonmusical scores to settle. When brilliantly talented Liri Palmer ... Read more

    $9.89 USD