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The Lieutenant of Inishmore


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Lieutenant of Inishmore - McDonagh, Martin, and Lonergan, Patrick (Editor), and Megson, Chris (Editor)
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A farcical look at political violence as it's played out during the Troubles in Northern Ireland against the drab backdrop of a bare, rustic Irish cottage and unending boredom in an inhospitable environment in which a mutilated cat sets off a murderous cycle of revenge. Wee Thomas was a friendly cat. He would always say hello to you were you to see him sitting on a wall. (Pause.) He won't be saying hello no more, God bless him. Not with that lump of a brain gone. Who knocked Wee Thomas over on the lonely road on the island ...

Lieutenant of Inishmore 2009, Methuen Drama, New York

ISBN-13: 9781408111079

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The Lieutenant of Inishmore 2001, Methuen Drama, London

ISBN-13: 9780413765000