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Works by Dennis Potter (Study Guide) - Where Adam Stood, the Singing Detective, Double Dare, the Nigel Barton Plays (Paperback) Loot Price: R370
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Works by Dennis Potter (Study Guide) - Where Adam Stood, the Singing Detective, Double Dare, the Nigel Barton Plays...

Works by Dennis Potter (Study Guide) - Where Adam Stood, the Singing Detective, Double Dare, the Nigel Barton Plays (Paperback)

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This is nonfiction commentary. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Where Adam Stood, the Singing Detective, Double Dare, the Nigel Barton Plays, Follow the Yellow Brick Road, Brimstone and Treacle, Pennies From Heaven, Dreamchild, Karaoke, Cold Lazarus, Lipstick on Your Collar, Casanova, Blue Remembered Hills, Gorky Park, Blackeyes, a Beast With Two Backs, Blade on the Feather, Son of Man. Source: Wikipedia. Free updates online. Not illustrated. Excerpt: Where Adam Stood is a television play by Dennis Potter, first broadcast on BBC Two in 1976. It is a free adaptation of Edmund Gosse's autobiographical book Father and Son (1907). Philip Gosse, naturalist and Minister of the Plymouth Brethren, and his young son Edmund are in mourning for the recent death of Mrs Gosse; the household held together by religious piety and strict bible study. Despite the claustrophobic environment, Edmund experiences brief moments of joy when his father allows him to view the exotic flora and fauna he keeps in his aquarium as part of his studies. Edmund, however, is troubled by nightmares of a Christ-like figure on a beach beckoning towards him. Confiding in his father about these terrible dreams, he reveals that his recent prayers have been to ask God for a toy sailing boat he has seen for sale in the window of a village shop. Gosse forces Edmund to pray and manipulates him into saying that God will not grant him his wish on the grounds that it is distracting him from spiritual matters. One day the house receives a guest in the form of Mr Brackley: a naturalist visiting Mr Gosse on behalf of Charles Darwin. Darwin is about to publish his seminal work On the Origin of the Species by Means of Natural Selection and, aware of Gosse's reputation in the field of natural science, asks for his support in the face of a potential outcry against...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=2448892

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 82
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-72952-7
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-155-72952-8
Barcode: 9781155729527

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