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The Dresser

3.61 of 5 stars 3.61  ·  rating details  ·  83 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Paperback, 95 pages
Published January 1st 1988 by Grove Press (first published January 1980)
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The Dresser

You must read this!! If you want my advice.
This is a wonderful, complex, meaningful, funny and sad play.
Simply fabulous.
Norman is at the center of it all and what an amazing character we have. I first saw the adaptation of the play- The Dresser, in which Norman was played by Tom Courtenay and Sir, is played by Albert Finney. An extraordinary film, nominated for Five Academy Awards.
Because I loved the film so much, I decided to listen to an audio production of the play and what a joy i
Mike Jensen
I see through this play for the sentimental piece that it is, but the unusual and requited love story just works for me and the setting pushes all the right buttons. I'll respect somebody who pans it, but I don't.
Christian Lincoln
Nearly perfect. Of Abbey Road stature.
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Sir Ronald Harwood, CBE, FRSL (born Ronald Horwitz; 9 November 1934) is an author, playwright and screenwriter. He is most noted for his plays for the British stage as well as the screenplays for The Dresser (for which he was nominated for an Oscar) and The Pianist, for which he won the 2003 Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. He was nominated for the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar for The D ...more
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