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Blood Knot
Athol Fugard
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Blood Knot

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A play about two brothers who lose themselves in illusory hopes and dreams. Naive optimism and self-delusion finally give way to self-reflection and consciousness, and the brothers abandon their role-playing and embrace their brotherhood.
Paperback, 81 pages
Published January 1st 1989 by Samuel French Ltd
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Sep 03, 2014 Fay rated it liked it
This was the one play by Athol Fugard that I have not seen performed, so I decided to read it. Just not the same experience.
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wtf is this
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How best to depict the level of Apartheid in a nation than to use a family? A masterpice by Athold Fugard
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Harold Athol Lannigan Fugard (b. June 11, 1932, Middelburg, South Africa), better known as Athol Fugard, is a South African playwright, actor, and director. His wife, Sheila Fugard, and their daughter, Lisa Fugard, are also writers.

Athol Fugard was born of an Irish Roman Catholic father and an Afrikaner mother. He considers himself an Afrikaner, but writes in English to reach a larger audience. Hi
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