After the Lie by Kerry Fisher

By Kerry Fisher

An addictive and gripping examine love, existence and dwelling a lie.

One little lie could make one distinction …

Lydia has the ‘right’ form of associates, her kids are on the ‘right’ form of university and she’s married to the ‘right’ kind of guy – style, regular, trustworthy Mark. Her marriage ceremony enterprise is prospering or even notwithstanding she is at loggerheads along with her mom, she couldn’t ask for whatever extra from existence.

But in truth that Lydia has been fortunate. She has been dwelling a lie for years and Mark has no suggestion who he's particularly married to. yet not anything lasts ceaselessly and the earlier has a humorous method of catching up with the current. whilst the person that is aware all of Lydia’s darkish little secrets and techniques turns up on the institution gates, his presence threatens to blow Lydia’s lifestyles aside.

What is Lydia’s bad fact? as soon as the hot button is out, you can’t positioned it again …

A strong and heartbreaking tale, excellent for fanatics of Liane Moriarty and Jane Green.

Show description

Read or Download After the Lie PDF

Best drama books

The Tragedy of Coriolanus (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 26) (Bilingual Edition)

It's a Bilingual variation of chinese language and English.


The Cambridge Companion to American Women Playwrights (Cambridge Companions to Literature)

This quantity addresses the paintings of ladies playwrights during the heritage of the yankee theater, from the early pioneers to modern feminists. each one bankruptcy introduces the reader to the paintings of 1 or extra playwrights, overlaying major writers reminiscent of Rachel Crothers, Susan Glaspell, Lillian Hellman, Sophie Treadwell, Lorraine Hansberry, Alice Childress, Megan Terry, Ntozake Shange, Adrienne Kennedy, Wendy Wasserstein, Marsha Norman, Beth Henley and Maria Irene Fornes, within the context of themes resembling early comedy and melodrama, feminism and realism, the Harlem Renaissance and feminism.

Tennessee Williams and the theatre of excess : the strange, the crazed, the queer

The performs of Tennessee Williams' post-1961 interval have frequently been misunderstood and brushed off. In mild of Williams' centennial in 2011, which was once marked across the world through productions and international premieres of his overdue performs, Annette J. Saddik's new examining of those works illuminates them within the context of what she phrases a 'theatre of excess', which seeks liberation via exaggeration, chaos, ambiguity, and laughter.

Extra resources for After the Lie

Sample text

What we see before us is what the characters are actually experiencing moment by moment as it unfolds into an uncertain future; and it unfolds against the background of the past although the setting is of course the present. Most Naturalist writers attempted to convey their artistic interpretations of these basic tenets in the form of novels and short stories. Hauptmann, however, saw their potential for a whole new conception of drama. In Before Sunrise this new concept was realised overnight. All the basic elements of Naturalism - environment, heredity, and the pressures of the moment- are there at work, and Hauptmann uses them to generate a forward momentum wh ich builds up dramatic suspense, thus overcoming the tendency of much ultra-realist writing to be static and descriptive.

KÄTHE. t's gone so quickly. ANNA. Now I shall go back to Zurich and immerse myself in work. Work, work; that's all I want to do. KÄTHE. Would you Iike a sandwich? ANNA. No, thank you. I couldn't eat anything. ) 1'11 be glad when aB the hellos are over. It's a horrible prospecL All my friends, all asking me ... Brrr! ) - Will you write to me sometimes? KÄTHE. Ifyou Iike, but there's never much towriteabouthere. ANNA. And will you give me a photograph of yourself? ANNA. KÄ THE. 36 Gerhart Hauptmann Yes, of course (rummaging through a drawer in the desk).

Wedekind had disclosed some intimate details about his horne life to Hauptmann when they were both in Zurich in 1888, and when Hauptmann later worked them up into a play, Wedekind was not amused. This is not surprising, for the pieture Hauptmann presents is not a flatfering one. Its psychological authenticity, however, is corroborated by the fact that it also reflects the experiences of a great many other people, and it still rings uncomfortably true. This time the location is the large entrance hall of a detached residence on the outskirts of Berlin; it is Christmas Eve, and, in keeping with the festive spirit, Frau Buchner, a well-meaning friend of the Scholz family, has done her best to bring its members together again.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.42 of 5 – based on 46 votes