The Cocktail Party

The Cocktail Party

Book Title: The Cocktail Party

Author: Alan Paton

Format: Paperback | 192 pages

Publication Date: 08 Mar 1976

ISBN-13: 9780571051885

'Obviously something more than a successful play, it is the practical demonstration of a patently conceived theory of dramatic form, and as such of high historical interest.' Times Literary Supplement

'Eliot has attempted here something very daring and well worth doing. He has taken the ordinary West End drawing room comedy convention - understatement, upper-class accents and all - and used it as a vehicle for utterly serious ideas.' Observer