by Arnold Wesker (Author)


Abandoned by her London boyfriend, Ronnie Kahn, Beatie Bryant became determined to improve herself, and to find her own voice. HONEY opens when she comes out of university with a degree. Education has made her feel a whole human being. And yet her encounters with the world outside are confusing and contradictory. The old man in Shepherd's Market, the bookbinder, hidden in her little shop, the diverting sexual encounter, only serve to fragment her once again. Even her love affair and the extraordinary career she stumbles upon, parallel her fear of fragmentation. Written with a playwright's eye for scene and dialogue, HONEY is an extraordinary addition to Arnold Wesker's brilliant career.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 448
Edition: New e.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
Published: 07 Aug 2006

ISBN 10: 1416522522
ISBN 13: 9781416522522

Author Bio
Arnold Wesker is considered one of the twentieth century's key dramatists. His plays include: The Kitchen (1957), The Wesker Trilogy (1958/60, comprising Chicken Soup with Barley, Roots, I'm Talking about Jerusalem), Chips with Everything (1962), The Four Seasons (1965), Love Letters on Blue Paper (1976). Shylock (1976). Annie Wobbler (1982), When God Wanted a Son (1986), Caritas (1988) Circles of Perception (1996), Denial (1997), Groupie (2001), Longitude (2002). HONEY is Wesker's first novel.