Genre :: Drama (14 books)

  • Waiting for Godot

    #138

    Waiting for Godot

    by Samuel Beckett

    (9 Reviews)

    139 Points

    "Estragon, sitting on a low mound, is trying to take off his boot. He pulls at it with both hands, panting. He gives up, exhausted, rests, tries again. As before. Enter Vladimir ESTRAGON: (giving up..."

  • Six Characters in Search of an Author

    #198

    Six Characters in Search of an Author

    by Luigi Pirandello

    (3 Reviews)

    98 Points

    "When the audience arrives in the theater, the curtain is raised; and the stage, as normally in the daytime, is without wings or scenery and almost completely dark and empty."

  • The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

    #239

    The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

    by William Shakespeare

    (3 Reviews)

    87 Points

    "William Shakespeare's date of birth is not precisely known, but it probably preceded his baptism on April 26, 1564, in Stratfordon-Avon, by only a few days."

  • Hunger

    #256

    Hunger

    by Knut Hamsun

    (3 Reviews)

    82 Points

    "It was in those days when I wandered about hungry in Kristiania, that strange city which no one leaves before it has set his mark upon him. . .Det var i den tid jeg gikk omkring og sultet i..."

  • Four Plays

    #275

    Four Plays

    by Eugene Ionesco

    (2 Reviews)

    77 Points

    "The Bald Soprano: Anti-play Scene: A middle class English interior, with English armchairs."

  • Cider with Rosie

    #302

    Cider with Rosie

    by Laurie Lee

    (3 Reviews)

    71 Points

    "I was set down from the carrier's cart at the age of three; and there with a sense of bewilderment and terror my life in the village began."

  • Hamlet

    #321

    Hamlet

    by William Shakespeare

    (9 Reviews)

    68 Points

    "Act 1, Scene 1 Enter Barnardo and Francisco, two sentinels. Barnardo Who's there?"

  • The Kite Runner

    #342

    The Kite Runner

    by Khaled Hosseini

    (11 Reviews)

    64 Points

    "I became what I am today at the age of twelve, on a frigid overcast day in the winter of 1975."

  • King Lear

    #396

    King Lear

    by William Shakespeare

    (3 Reviews)

    51 Points

    "I thought the king had more affected the Duke of Albany than Cornwall."

  • Othello

    #398

    Othello

    by William Shakespeare

    (5 Reviews)

    50 Points

    "Never tell me; I take it much unkindly That thou, Iago, who hast had my purse As if the strings were thine, shouldst know of this."