The Lieutenant of Inishmore

DOI: 10.5040/9781472515681.00000003
Scenes: 9. Roles: Male (7) , Female (1) , Neutral (0)

Who knocked 'Mad Padraic's' cat over on a lonely road on the island of Inishmore and was it an accident? He'll want to know when he gets back from a stint of torture and chip-shop bombing in Northern Ireland: he loves his cat more than life itself.

Presented here in its Modern Classics edition, and featuring an introduction from leading Irish journalist and critic Fintan O'Toole, The Lieutenant of Inishmore is a brilliant satire on terrorism, a powerful corrective to the beautification of violence in contemporary culture, and a hilarious farce.

The Lieutenant of Inishmore premiered at the RSC's The Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon, in April 2001.

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Bloomsbury Publishing

Martin McDonagh

ISBN: 9780413765000

Series: Modern Classics

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