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Killing the cat

Killing the cat

Spencer, David, 1958-

Winner of the Verity Bargate Award in 1990 Killing the Cat is a play about memory and writing. Moving between the 70s and the present day it shows Danny writing about his sister's experience of sexual abuse by his father. As he invents a fiction of what he has been told has happened, what he remembers happening and what he imagines or dreams to have happened in the past Danny's story threatens to blow the family apart, until the other members join ranks to keep the story a family secret

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: Methuen Drama, 1990

Available at All Saints.

  • All Saints – One available in P 822.914/SPE

    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    18621155 P 822.914/SPE Two Week Lending Available


Statement of responsibility: a play by David Spencer
ISBN: 0413642100, 9780413642103
Physical Description: xi,74p. ; 20cm.
Subject: Drama in English 1945- Texts