Set in a room in a country house, and centred around Devlin and Rebecca, a couple in their forties, this play is an evocation of the arbitrariness and cruelty of state-power. Pinter's world is one of brutality and power but also one of anxiety and insecurity.

Ashes to Ashes 1996, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571190270

Mass-market paperback