The Blue Touch Paper: A Memoir - David Hare

David Hare's memoir covers the three major experiences that shaped his life and his vocation as a playwright: growing up in and escaping his suffocating childhood and education; directing and being writing for the Royal Court and Portable Theatres; and British political culture from post-war consensus in to the election of Margaret Thatcher. Cogent and satirical content, buoyed by a strong political point-of-view made Hare one of the most important 20th Century playwrights. It's a fascinating story of the artist's development and ongoing conflict with the gnawing doubt that both forces one to create, but also plagues inspiration.

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ISBN: 9780393249187
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 2nd, 2015

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ISBN: 9780393353457
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 11th, 2016