Paradise

Kae Tempest
Kae Tempest is now widely acknowledged as a revolutionary force in contemporary British poetry, music and drama.

SKU: MCMPAR1 Categories: ,

16.00

In stock

Description

Philoctetes lives in a cave on a desolate island: the wartime hero is now a wounded outcast. Stranded for ten years, he sees a chance of escape when a young soldier appears with tales of Philoctetes’ past glories. But with hope comes suspicion – and, as an old enemy emerges, he is faced with an even greater temptation: revenge.

Kae Tempest is now widely acknowledged as a revolutionary force in contemporary British poetry, music and drama; they continue to expand the range of their work with a new version of Sophocles’ Philoctetes in a bold new translation. Like Brand New Ancients before it, Paradise shows Tempest’s gift for lending the old tales an immediate contemporary relevance – and will find this timeless story a wide new audience.

‘Tempest has a gift for shattering and transcending convention.’ New York Times

  • This edition is in English
  • 05 August 2021
  • 9781529045260
  • 144 pages

Additional information

Weight 1 kg
ISBN

9781529045260

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Paradise”

You may also like…