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Leonard Gaya

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Leonard Gaya was born in Paris, France, to Spanish parents, and currently lives in London, UK. He has been a publishing / online media professional for twenty years. He has been running a theatre company, with which he has worked on productions of Shakespeare, Molière, Beckett, and B.-M. Koltès' plays. He reads and writes just as well in English, Spanish and French and his books reviews mirror this frivolous habit.
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Leonard Gaya Having read or seen "Hamlet" is certainly not necessary in order to understand what happens in "Fortinbras": several readers have told me they had enj…moreHaving read or seen "Hamlet" is certainly not necessary in order to understand what happens in "Fortinbras": several readers have told me they had enjoyed my play without any specific knowledge of Shakespeare. That said, in my opinion, having "Hamlet" in mind might undoubtedly provide a more enriching reading.(less)
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Fortinbras : Mais qui a tué...

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La deuxième partie d’Ainsi parlait Zarathoustra adopte une forme identique à la première : poésie en prose, discours imagé, énigmatique, voire ésotérique, pastiche des textes bibliques et en particulier du Nouveau Testament. Le commentaire suivi qu’y ...more
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