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Bad Blood Blues
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written by Paul Sirett, fl. 1992 (London, England: Oberon Books, 2013, originally published 2009), 64 page(s)
Are Africans being exploited as ‘guinea pigs’ to test new drugs for multi-national pharmaceutical companies? Why is HIV/AIDS treatment too expensive for countries where the virus is most rife? Is it okay to sacrifi ce lives to protect the integrity of medical studies? Bad Blood Blues is a powerfully intense new...
written by Paul Sirett, fl. 1992 (London, England: Oberon Books, 2013, originally published 2009), 64 page(s)
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Compact Failure
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written by Jennifer Farmer, fl. 2003 (London, England: Oberon Books, 2007, originally published 2004), 97 page(s)
Rules are rules. But in a place where true friendship is gold dust, rules beg to be broken. Chelle and Denise go way back. Denise, with her loud mouth and long extensions, made the same-old-same-old of prison life not so bad. But when Densie leaves, with no goodbye, no nothing, Chelle figures she's just run out of...
written by Jennifer Farmer, fl. 2003 (London, England: Oberon Books, 2007, originally published 2004), 97 page(s)
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The Darker Face of the Earth
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written by Rita Dove, 1952- (London, England: Oberon Books, 1996, originally published 1994), 134 page(s)
Published to coincide with its British premiere at the Royal National Theatre, The Darker Face of the Earth
written by Rita Dove, 1952- (London, England: Oberon Books, 1996, originally published 1994), 134 page(s)
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The Empress
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written by Tanika Gupta, 1963- (London, England: Oberon Books, 2013, originally published 2013), 147 page(s)
A passionate British queen. A fearless Indian woman. A silenced history revealedIt is Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee, 1887. At Tilbury Docks, Rani Das and Abdul Karim step ashore after the long voyage from India. One has to battle a society who deems her a second class citizen, the other forges an astonishing e...
written by Tanika Gupta, 1963- (London, England: Oberon Books, 2013, originally published 2013), 147 page(s)
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The Fear of Breathing: Stories from the Syrian Revolution
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written by Ruth Sherlock, fl. 2012, Zoe Lafferty, fl. 2012 and Paul Wood, 2012- (London, England: Oberon Books, 2012, originally published 2012), 83 page(s)
‘The most dangerous thing you can do in this country is speak the word freedom.’ The world premiere of a new play based entirely on verbatim reports from inside Syria itself. As thousands have been tortured, jailed, maimed or killed by the Syrian regime, The Fear of Breathing is a hard-hitting evocation of a l...
written by Ruth Sherlock, fl. 2012, Zoe Lafferty, fl. 2012 and Paul Wood, 2012- (London, England: Oberon Books, 2012, originally published 2012), 83 page(s)
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The Free State: A South African Response to Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard
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written by Janet Suzman, 1939- (London, England: Oberon Books, 2011, originally published 2000), 115 page(s)
This powerful version of Chekhov’s famous drama reflects the South African phenomenon of the 1990s. With the hindsight of the new millennium we can look back and see that the miracle did happen. The new order did take over from the old. The fruitless cherry orchard was chopped down. The old men who couldn’t mo...
written by Janet Suzman, 1939- (London, England: Oberon Books, 2011, originally published 2000), 115 page(s)
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Great Expectations
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written by Charles Dickens, 1812-1870 (London, England: Oberon Books, 2011, originally published 2011), 125 page(s)
Pip, a poor village boy, finds two chance meetings set his life on an unexpected course. At the water’s edge, he has a terrifying encounter with an escaped convict. In the decaying grandeur of Miss Haversham’s house, he falls hopelessly in love with the heartless Estella. When an anonymous benefactor helps him...
written by Charles Dickens, 1812-1870 (London, England: Oberon Books, 2011, originally published 2011), 125 page(s)
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High Life
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written by Lizzy Dijeh, fl. 2007 (London, England: Oberon Books, 2009, originally published 2009), 115 page(s)
‘I don’t want to go back inside there. All around…her eyes will be staring at me like fi ngers. I will be like the devil invited to a christening.’

Two Nigerian families bound together by grief. One devastating secret set to tear them apart.

When two families living in East London reunite after a family tragedy t...

written by Lizzy Dijeh, fl. 2007 (London, England: Oberon Books, 2009, originally published 2009), 115 page(s)
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Hobson's Choice
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written by Harold Brighouse, 1882-1958 (London, England: Oberon Books, 2003, originally published 2003), 114 page(s)
Widower Hari Hobson has a successful dress-making business and three daughters. The oldest, Durga, is the brains behind the operation. 'Can't we choose husbands for ourselves?'
I've been telling you for the last five minutes, you're not even fit to choose dresses for yourselves. 'But when Hobson says that Durga is...
written by Harold Brighouse, 1882-1958 (London, England: Oberon Books, 2003, originally published 2003), 114 page(s)
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How Many Miles to Basra?
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written by Colin Teevan, 1968- (London, England: Oberon Books, 2006, originally published 2006), 102 page(s)
Southern Iraq, April 2003. Four soldiers, a journalist and their Iraqi translator set off on an unauthorised journey deep into the Iraqi countryside in a disastrous attempt to make amends for the deaths of some local men at a vehicle checkpoint. Developed from Teevan's highly acclaimed BBC Radio 3 play, How Many M...
written by Colin Teevan, 1968- (London, England: Oberon Books, 2006, originally published 2006), 102 page(s)
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