DOI: 10.5040/9780571341887.00000005
Acts: 4. Scenes: 33. Roles: Male (25) , Female (2) , Neutral (0)

1978, New York. John Anderson is barely out of college and has landed himself a job on Wall Street. His dreams of unimaginable wealth, travel and power are made a reality as he jets around the globe selling loans to developing countries eager to borrow. And there are plenty – Mexico, Brazil, Argentina.

But cracks in the banks’ excessive lending strategy soon start to show. Despite the warning signs – and their consciences – John and his colleagues continue to pursue their targets, threatening to leave them all financially, and morally, bankrupt.

Labyrinth premiered at Hampstead Theatre, London, in September 2016.

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Faber and Faber

Beth Steel

ISBN: 9780571333431

Series: Faber Drama

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