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Amy's View

3.76 of 5 stars 3.76  ·  rating details  ·  75 ratings  ·  5 reviews
1979. Esme Allen is a well-known West End actress at just the moment when the West End is ceasing to offer actors a regular way of life. The visit of her young daughter, Amy, with a new boyfriend sets in train a series of events which only find their shape sixteen years later.

David Hare's new play, which mixes love, death, and the theatre in a heady and original way, was s
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Paperback, 96 pages
Published November 25th 1997 by Faber & Faber (first published 1997)
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BrokenTune
The best thing about this audiobook was that it was a full cast production of Amy's View with two of my favourites: Judi Dench and Samantha Bond.

Incidentally, the last time I saw a play by David Hare, it also starred Dame Judi.

Unfortunately, and this may be an indictment of the effects that Hare's play have on me, I can't remember the title of the play or what it was about. In fact, only weeks after listening to Amy's View, I can hardly remember what the story of the play was and whether it had
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Corey
Really disappointed by the ending. Rest of the play was great...maybe I will change my mind after thinking about it.
Tiffany
A fascinating insight into three main characters and how lack of communication can cause so much grief. A must read/see...
Gregory Knapp
An extraordinarily moving play without a false step.
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