Sensibility and Sense


Richard Nelson

Published by Faber & Faber

3 Male 5 Female

In a weekend lakeside cabin three elderly representatives of the American intellectual left, friends and collegues in the Thirties, try to resolve in the Eighties the personal, sexual and ideological tensions that have come to bedevil their relationships. This plot is described in scenes counterpointed with others which take place in the same cabin 50 years earlier. Richard Nelson is the author of "Principia Scriptoriae" for which he received the "Time Out" Award. He also wrote "Between East and West" and the radio play "Languages Spoken Here" which won a Giles Cooper Award in 1988.

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