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The Day Room Don DeLillo

The Day Room By Don DeLillo

The Day Room by Don DeLillo

Condition - Very Good
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From one of America's foremost living writers comes a brilliant and disturbing comedy that mixes laughter and terror as it uncovers the boundaries of sanity in all of us.

The Day Room Summary

The Day Room by Don DeLillo

The play opens in a hospital; the characters are patients, doctors and nurses. It is a recognizable, predictable world. And yet, as the scenes unfold - in dialogue crackling with intelligence and insight, with incandescent bite and humour - our sense of normalcy is rocked from under us. Are these doctors and nurses really just patients from the Arno Klein Psychiatric Wing? Or are they something else entirely: people who are playing psychiatric patients playing doctors and nurses? And who, exactly, is Arno Klein?

Described by the Boston Globe on its first performance as `an unselfconscious, fizzing, inventive black comedy that is enormously funny', The Day Room displays Don DeLillo's extraordinary talents in the brightest of lights.

About Don DeLillo

Don DeLillo is the author of award-winning novels and several plays. He has won the National Book Award, the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction and the Jerusalem Prize, along with many other awards and honours. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the recipient of the Academy's William Dean Howells Medal for Underworld.

His other plays include Love-Lies-Bleeding, Valparaiso and The Word For Snow.

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The Day Room by Don DeLillo
Used - Very Good
Pan Macmillan
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