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Alarms and Excursions By Michael Frayn

Alarms and Excursions
by Michael Frayn

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Four old friends sit down for a quiet evening together. But they are harassed by various bells, warblers, beepers and cheepers, all trying to warn them of something.
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Alarms and Excursions Summary


Alarms and Excursions by Michael Frayn

"Michael Frayn has the rare ability to construct farcical comedy around philosophical principles and the laughs and the ideas effortlessly intermesh" (Guardian)

Four old friends sit down for a quiet evening together. But they are harassed by various bells, sirens, buzzers, warblers, beepers and cheepers, all trying to warn them of something. What are these electronic voices trying to tell them? Can they understand the mysterious disasters before disaster strikes? It's a race against time - because there are seven more plays and twenty more characters still to come before the evening is through, plus a lot more strange noises - and increasingly desperate calls from eleven separate pay phones...

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Alarms and Excursions Reviews


Michael Frayn has the rare ability to construct farcical comedy around philosophical principles and the laughs and the ideas effortlessly intermesh Guardian"
"Michael Frayn has the rare ability to construct farcical comedy around philosophical principles and the laughs and the ideas effortlessly intermesh" --Guardian

About Michael Frayn


Michael Frayn is the author of ten novels, including the bestselling Headlong, which was a New York Times Editors' Choice selection and a Booker Prize finalist, and Spies, which received the Whitbread Fiction Award. He has also written a memoir, My Father's Fortune, and fifteen plays, among them Noises Off and Copenhagen, which won three Tony Awards. He lives just south of London.

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GOR000990398
Alarms and Excursions by Michael Frayn
Michael Frayn
Methuen Drama Modern Plays
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
1998-07-02
96
0413732800
9780413732804
N/A
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