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The Man in the Glass Booth

4.29 of 5 stars 4.29  ·  rating details  ·  31 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Drama,
18 m., 3 f.
Paperback, 0 pages
Published June 28th 1969 by Grove Pr (first published 1965)
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Paul
Writer/critic/punk/geek extraordinaire Michael Marano told me this play written by Robert Shaw (yes, that Robert Shaw) was a kick in the teeth. Holy damn, was it ever. A maybe-crazy, maybe-not ex-Nazi is brought back to Israel to stand trial for his war crimes. Chilling, moving, thought-provoking, and written to within an inch of it's life. Well worth tracking down.
carl  theaker

You have to see a play to feel its emotions and read it to
understand its interpretation.

The American Film Theatre did a series of plays for the movies circa 1975
and this was one powerful effort. It's difficult not
to give a film review of this play, though yes this
is GoodReads: Maximillian Schell
plays the protagonist, a rich, acerbic, Jewish businessman who one
day is captured by Israeli commandos (a la Eichmann) to
be tried as a Nazi war criminal.

Though this was a small time artsy film, Sche
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Nicole West
so many twists and turns in this play.
I couldn't keep track
Christine
This is a lovely book. It's literature for its own sake. There is no thesis nor message to it. It's just beautifully wrought language, with an evoked rather than descriptive narrative.
Brittany
I am not sure...I see where it could be great...I think I am a little confused and need to reread.
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Robert Archibald Shaw was an English actor and novelist, remembered for his performances in From Russia with Love (1963), A Man for All Seasons (1966), The Sting (1973), and Jaws (1975), where he played the shark hunter Quint.

In addition to his acting career, Shaw was also an accomplished writer of novels, plays and screenplays. His first novel, The Hiding Place, published in 1960, met with positi
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