The Norman Conquests: A Trilogy of Plays
This brilliant comic trilogy details the amorous exploits of Norman, assistant librarian, whose one aim is to make the women of his life happy—these women being, as it happens, three sisters, one of them his wife, who can’t wear contact lenses because “life with Norman is full of unexpected eye movements.” Each play stands uproariously on its own yet interlocks with the ot...more
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In the first play, "Table Manners," Norman sets off to seduce his sister-in-law.
In the second play, "Living Together," he gets drunk on home-made wine and everyone goes down to defeat except Norman.
In the third play, "Round and Round the Garden." in mother's overgrown English garden, the satirical masterpiece comes to a h ...more