Collected Plays, Volume 1 by Bertolt Brecht

By Bertolt Brecht

This quantity comprises five performs: Baal, Drums within the evening, within the Jungle of towns, The lifetime of Edward the second one of britain, and 5 One-Act performs.

Show description

Read Online or Download Collected Plays, Volume 1 PDF

Best fiction_1 books

Still Alice

In Lisa Genova's remarkable ny instances bestselling novel, an complete lady slowly loses her concepts and stories to Alzheimer's disease—only to find that every day brings a brand new lifestyle and loving. quickly to be an important movie starring Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin, Kate Bosworth, and Kristen Stewart!

Flesh House (Logan McRae, Book 4)

Killers have terrorized Aberdeen within the past—Detective Sergeant Logan McRae has the scars to end up it—but whilst physique elements appear in a shipment box on the harbor they kick off Scotland’s biggest manhunt in two decades. final time, after they tracked down Kenneth Wiseman, a brutal killer who butchered his sufferers, he used to be later acquitted on a technicality.

Some Great Thing

Submit yr word: First released March twenty sixth 2004
------------------------

In his hugely acclaimed debut novel, Colin McAdam depicts the fight among males considering development a city's destiny: developer Jerry McGuinty, blue collar, do-it-yourself, a grasp craftsman, and Simon Struthers, a civil servant from a sought after, prosperous history who shapes land-use coverage. Jerry has a blind spot for his alcoholic spouse, and Simon strikes among girls, ate up via a frantic vacancy. while their tales start to intertwine, their lives and goals are set on a collision direction. A richly saw tale of kinfolk, category, love and the person contributions we make to the bigness of the area, a few great point is a strong paintings from the most fascinating voices of his generation.

From the alternate Paperback edition.

Literary Awards
John Llewellyn Rhys Prize Nominee (2004), Amazon. ca First Novel Award (2004)

Curious George at the Aquarium

Beluga whales! Sea lions! Sharp-toothed piranhas! Curious George on the Aquarium is a full of life tale in keeping with H. A. and Margret Rey's renowned primate and painted within the unique watercolor and charcoal type. The aquarium is the precise position for a bit monkey to get into monstrous hassle. A full-color twenty-four-page paperback with bonus actions and enjoyable evidence approximately sea lifestyles from the director of Connecticut's Mystic Aquarium.

Extra info for Collected Plays, Volume 1

Sample text

He suffered a while. SECOND WOODCUTTER Early this morning he said the weather seemed to be getting better. He liked it this way: green, with a little rain . And the wood not too dry. THIRD wooDCUTTER Teddy was a good fellow. Used to have a little shop somewhere. Those were his good days. He was as fat as a priest then. But his business went brok e because he had an affair with some woman, and he came up here and lost his paunch with the years. ANOTHER WOODCUTTER Didn't he ever talk about his affair with the woman ?

Something for you blockheads! Teddy's schnapps, to celebrate Teddy's funeral! Fittin g and proper! Has anybody made a speech for Teddy yet! Wouldn't that be the right thing? BAAL I did. SEVERAL WOODCUTTERS BAAL J ust When ? now. Before you started talking big. It began with: Teddy has his rest . . You never notice anything until it's all over. -Let's get the sch napps! It's disgraceful. -And why, great Elephan t? It's Teddy's property . We've no right to break into that keg. Teddy has a wife and five poor orphans.

Landlord, a schnapps! S E C O N D PEASANT Will you buy him right away? BAAL The one that has the strongest loins. T H I R D PEASANT They'll be bringing in bulls from eleven villages for the price you're offering. BAAL 3o Baal FIRST PEASANT Take a look at my bull! Landlord, another schnapps! THE PEASANTS My bull is the best! Tomorrow evening, you say ? ( They begin to leave) Are you spending the night here ? BAAL Yes. I n a bed! ( The peasants go) EKART Just what are you trying to do? Have you gone crazy ?

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.72 of 5 – based on 35 votes