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This Wretched Splendour

This Wretched Splendour A full length stageplay in two acts Seven bored and demoralised survivors in a Flanders trench in find their lives transformed by the arrival of a new officer David Cartwright With his bright ch

  • Title: This Wretched Splendour
  • Author: Rebecca Wilby
  • ISBN: 9781446154199
  • Page: 227
  • Format: Paperback
  • A full length stageplay in two acts Seven bored and demoralised survivors in a Flanders trench in 1916 find their lives transformed by the arrival of a new officer, David Cartwright With his bright charisma and subversive approach to authority he inspires them to face their seemingly inevitable fate with courage, high spirited stoicism and a sanguine sense of humour thA full length stageplay in two acts Seven bored and demoralised survivors in a Flanders trench in 1916 find their lives transformed by the arrival of a new officer, David Cartwright With his bright charisma and subversive approach to authority he inspires them to face their seemingly inevitable fate with courage, high spirited stoicism and a sanguine sense of humour the only defence against a bleak and mindless war An engaging, affectionate foray into an alien world Time Out

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    About "Rebecca Wilby"

    1. Rebecca Wilby

      Rebecca Wilby is a novelist and playwright from Cheltenham, England She is the author of This Wretched Splendour, a play performed in Cheltenham and London, and In Different Skies, a novel about the First World War She is also the daughter of esoteric author, Gareth Knight, and co authored The Abbey Papers Skylight new edition with him She also provides an postscript essay for Margaret Lumley Brown s novel, Both Sides of the Door Also known as the psych folk musician, Rebsie Fairholm, she has released two albums, Mind the Gap and Seven Star Green both Sonic Spongecake Records Flowforth Productions She also released a CD called RUINS with fellow author and musician, Daniel Staniforth, which features the poetry of Margaret Randall The pair also compose and record under the moniker Alchymical Muse and recently provided music for the Cheltenham Playhouse production of Dylan Thomas s Under Milk Wood.

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