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[BOOKS] ✬ Shadowplay By Joseph O'Connor – 19th-century.co Shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award 2019Winner of the Irish Book Awards Novel of the YearBreathtakingA hugely entertaining book about the grand scope of friendship and love GuardianLondon 1878 FreshShortlisted for the Costa Novel Award 2019Winner of the Irish Book Awards Novel of the YearBreathtakingA hugely entertaining book about the grand scope of friendship and love GuardianLondon 1878 Fresh from life in Dublin Bram Stoker now manager of the Lyceum Theatre is wrestling with dark demons in a new city in a new marriage and with his own literary aspirations As he walks the streets at night streets haunted by the Ripper and the gossip which swirls around his friend Oscar Wilde he finds new inspiration Soon the eerie tale of Dracula begins to emergeBut Henry Irving volcanic leading man and impresario is determined that nothing will get in the way of Brams dedication to the Lyceum And both men are growing everenchanted by the beauty and boldness of Ellen Terry the most celebrated actress of her generationExtraordinaryJoseph OConnor is a very great artist and storyteller Sebastian BarryA colourful tale of secret love and public performancein a romantic lost London The Times.

Shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award 2019Winner of the Irish Book Awards Novel of the YearBreathtakingA hugely entertaining book about the grand scope of friendship and love GuardianLondon 1878 Fresh from life in Dublin Bram Stoker now manager of the Lyceum Theatre is wrestling with dark demons in a new city in a new marriage and with his own literary aspirations As he walks the streets at night streets haunted by the Ripper and the gossip which swirls around his friend Oscar Wilde he finds new inspiration Soon the eerie tale of Dracula begins to emergeBut Henry Irving volcanic leading man and impresario is determined that nothing will get in the way of Brams dedication to the Lyceum And both men are growing everenchanted by the beauty and boldness of Ellen Terry the most celebrated actress of her generationExtraordinaryJoseph OConnor is a very great artist and storyteller Sebastian BarryA colourful tale of secret love and public performancein a romantic lost London The Times.

shadowplay epub Shadowplay ePUBShortlisted for the Costa Novel Award 2019Winner of the Irish Book Awards Novel of the YearBreathtakingA hugely entertaining book about the grand scope of friendship and love GuardianLondon 1878 Fresh from life in Dublin Bram Stoker now manager of the Lyceum Theatre is wrestling with dark demons in a new city in a new marriage and with his own literary aspirations As he walks the streets at night streets haunted by the Ripper and the gossip which swirls around his friend Oscar Wilde he finds new inspiration Soon the eerie tale of Dracula begins to emergeBut Henry Irving volcanic leading man and impresario is determined that nothing will get in the way of Brams dedication to the Lyceum And both men are growing everenchanted by the beauty and boldness of Ellen Terry the most celebrated actress of her generationExtraordinaryJoseph OConnor is a very great artist and storyteller Sebastian BarryA colourful tale of secret love and public performancein a romantic lost London The Times.

eBook 19th century.co · Shadowplay PDF Ù

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5 thoughts on “Shadowplay

  1. Jon A. Crowcroft Jon A. Crowcroft says:

    eBook 19th century.co · Shadowplay PDF Ù shadowplay epub, Shadowplay ePUBShadowplay is the historical novel telling the tale of Henry Irving Ellen Terry and the even extraordinary Bram Stoker author of course of the immortal Dracula What you learn from this fantastic book is that Stoker was also the theater manager and very close friend of Irving and Terry who were two of the most famous actors in late 19th century england and who were actor manager and leading lady at the Lyceum Theater in London The backdrop victoriandickensian london with the Ripper the smog the rich language and the theater makes a beautiful setting to understand both the way Irving and Terry sought and largely succeeded in making theater respectable while shewing just how Stoker was inspired to write his


  2. John M Ross John M Ross says:

    eBook 19th century.co · Shadowplay PDF Ù shadowplay epub, Shadowplay ePUBI discovered O'Connor with Star of the Sea as many others will have done I have tried a number of his subseuent books and found them a bit of a mixed bag This one was different I found


  3. tartuffeclunes tartuffeclunes says:

    eBook 19th century.co · Shadowplay PDF Ù shadowplay epub, Shadowplay ePUBA brilliant read and I particularly loved the characterisation of Henry IrvingBeing a fan of Theatre History this book has led me to source biographies of Irving Ellen Terry and Bram Stoker to get historical detail and I am currently re reading Stoker's masterpiece 'Dracula' It's wonderful a master work of long drawn out building of tension In my paperback copy it's not until p159 of 382 that the word Vampire appears GeniusBut back to Joseph O'Connor and 'Shadowplay' I loved the book and certainly will re read it with enormous pleasure I was genuinely sorry when I reached the end of one of those books that is so well written that as you read you feel like an old friend is telling you a story one to one a bit like when


  4. Shal Shal says:

    eBook 19th century.co · Shadowplay PDF Ù shadowplay epub, Shadowplay ePUBA really excellent semi biographical book about the lives of Bram Stoker Ellen Terry and Sir Henry Irving as they worked together at Londons Lyceum theatre in the latter part of the 19th centuryWell researched and beautifully written by Joseph O'connor who also penned the international best seller 'Star of the Sea'I loved this book so much that I just had to read of his work Star of the Sea is in my stack of


  5. Kindle Customer Kindle Customer says:

    eBook 19th century.co · Shadowplay PDF Ù shadowplay epub, Shadowplay ePUBI bought the hard copy of this book after hearing the briefest of description on the radio and I am pleased that I did When the book emerges as a paperback scheduled October 2020 many people will be able to get their hands on a reasonably priced copy This is a rewarding read both in terms of the relationships involving the characters and also the ‘teasings’ concerning how much written about in this novel is reflected in Bram Stoker’s 1897 ‘Dracula’ But then both are fictions after all I enjoyed the dialogue which never fails to hit the mark and freuently sparkles – but that does not mean it is always pretty S


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