The Birthday Party, and The Room

The Birthday Party, and The Room

Two Plays

Book - 1961
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Baker & Taylor
Two dramatic works explore the role played by fate in the lives of boarding house tenants

Perseus Publishing
In The Birthday Party, a musician who escapes to a dilapidated boarding house becomes the victim of a ritual murder in which everyone- assassins, victim, and observers- implacably plays out the role assigned him by fate.The Room, a derelict boarding house again becomes the scene of a visitation of fate when a blind Black man suddenly arrives to deliver a mysterious message.

Publisher: New York : Grove Press, [1961]
ISBN: 9781439513804
Branch Call Number: 822 PINTE
Characteristics: 120 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Alternative Title: The room


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