"A highly entertaining political political thriller...the play shows where that peculiarly Gallic combinations of sex, politics and suspense has its origins" (Michael Billington, Guardian) Crime Passionnel reflects Sartre's fascination with the mentality and morality of Communism in its story of a young Party member assigned to shoot a "deviationist". It was first staged in 1948.

Crime Passionnel 1961, Methuen Drama, London

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