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Richard Engling

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Born
Elmhurst, IL, The United States
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Richard Engling is a Chicago novelist, playwright, actor, director, and musician whose books include the novel, VISIONS OF ANNA, and the collection of plays, ANTIGONE AND MACBETH: ADAPTATIONS FOR A WAR-TORN TIME, both published by Polarity Ensemble Books. His plays also include GHOST WATCH and ANNA IN THE AFTERLIFE and have been produced in Chicago and elsewhere. His 1989 novel, BODY MORTGAGE, originally published by Penguin/NAL in the US and Headline in the UK, will soon be released in a new revision.

Average rating: 3.42 · 19 ratings · 9 reviews · 4 distinct works
Visions of Anna

3.63 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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Body Mortgage

3.10 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1989 — 5 editions
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David Auburn’s PROOF is a wonderful, Pulitzer- and Tony-winning script that was made into the hit 2005 movie starring Gweneth Paltrow and Anthony Hopkins. I’ll be playing the Anthony Hopkins role in a heartfelt production at the Skokie Theatre. We’ve got a great cast. It’s going to be a fine production. And the Skokie Theatre is a super-comfortable place to see a show. Nice seats. Cocktails. P...

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She Plays in Darkness by Fern Chertkow
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Beasts at Bedtime by Liam Heneghan
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Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
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Visions of Anna by Richard Engling
"Richard Engling has written a serious and moving novel about friendship, energy, memory, trauma, magic, healing, love, and creativity. Set in the 1990s, before portable technology emerged that purported to further connect us but only exacerbated o..." Read more of this review »
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A Pig in Provence by Georgeanne Brennan
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Enjoyable story of expatriot life in Provence. Fosters nice daydreams of living in the French countryside.
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The Alexandria Quartet by Lawrence Durrell
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This set of books is my favorite work of literature. I seldom reread books, but I have reread this collection at least five times. The prose is absolutely gorgeous. The characters are deep and complex and fascinating. And each of the books takes you ...more
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