Power and the Glory, the Dennis Cannan

ISBN: 9780573614231

Published: January 6th 2011

Paperback

96 pages


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Power and the Glory, the  by  Dennis Cannan

Power and the Glory, the by Dennis Cannan
January 6th 2011 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 96 pages | ISBN: 9780573614231 | 3.75 Mb

TragedyDenis Cannan and Pierre Bost, adapted from Graham Greene.Characters: 28 male, 9female, extrasUnit set, frags., travellers.In the revolutionary days of Mexico a priest decides to stay with his people in disguise rather than escape. It is littleMoreTragedyDenis Cannan and Pierre Bost, adapted from Graham Greene.Characters: 28 male, 9female, extrasUnit set, frags., travellers.In the revolutionary days of Mexico a priest decides to stay with his people in disguise rather than escape. It is little consolation, however. For wherever the priest goes with the Mass and the Sacraments, the police are sure to follow executing those who harbored him.

Though he is a humanly weak priest, with a past of many sins, he has moments of strength. He steals a bottle of wine from a drunken official, and ends in prison. Released, he travels to another province where he is given food and clothes, and the people make religious processions. At ease again, he slips back into his old pleasures.

At the moment of his escape, however, he chooses to go instead to a dying man. Here he is ambushed, and executed. A wonderful play. . . . Straight into the heart of a sublime theme.-N. Y. Times.



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