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Blithe Spirit

Blithe Spirit

Blithe Spirit

by Noel Coward

Publisher William Heinemann

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About the book

"Some of [Coward's] most sparkling dialogue ever... This play is about something substantial - the way past relationships come back to haunt us - but it's the gossamer-like nature of the piece, its sheer levity of spirit, that makes it such an enduring achievement" - The Telegraph

When socialite and novelist Charles Condomine attends a séance hosted by eccentric medium Madame Arcati, he's only hoping to gather material for his next book: he never expected to be haunted by his temperamental ex-wife, Elvira.

Can Charles keep this willful spirit at bay, or will his new marriage to his second wife, Ruth, come to an untimely demise?

With unforgettable characters, witty dialogue and farcical situations, Blithe Spirit ran for decades on the West End, becoming one of the most well-known plays in the British canon.

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About the Author

Noel Coward

Sir Noël Peirce Coward was an English playwright, composer, director, actor, and singer, known for his wit, flamboyance, and what Time magazine called "a sense of personal style, a combination of cheek and chic, pose and poise".

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  • Book Condition & Notes

    Very good first edition, in a good unclipped dust-jacket. Foxing and yellowing to the pages and jacket, and some small tears to the dust-jacket. This book is located in our Brighton store, and may take longer for delivery.

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