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A activation email has been sent to you. In a house on an island a very old couple pass their time with private games and half-remembered stories. In both cases you should know how to switch cookies back on!

Jan 11, Shima Masoumi rated it really liked it. What’s good about this play is euene it makes you think. Thought-provoking, darkly funny and saddening, this is one of those works of literature that Yann Martel said makes the reader ‘existentially thicker’.

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He seems to have escaped many things in his life. Please refer to our privacy policy for more information on privacy at Loot. This question contains spoilers… view spoiler [Is this the play where the old couple madly rocking in their chairs say ‘More, more!

Two old people going in and out of many doors bringing hundreds of chairs into a room full of visitors that are not there. Feb 17, Indu Muralidharan rated it really liked it Shelves: Or perhaps the couple might have dementia? Not sure if it’s pretentious or really really intellectual, either way though, it doesn’t really make sense, and is therefore interesting yet hard to enjoy.


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At the end of the play, the sound of an audience fades in. Perhaps the Old Man och Old Women are the only ones left in the world. Anita rated it it was ok Jan 09, The need to be remembered is easy to identify with. If not believing in oneself, no one else does. As the orator begins to speak, the invisible crowd assembled in the room and the real audience in the theatre discover that the orator is a deaf-mute.

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The old couple then commit suicide by throwing themselves out of the window into the ocean. Open Preview See a Problem? It doesn’t really matter. Lucija rated it it was ok Feb 18, I can tell this must be an amazing play to see, but all I could muster up while reading it was polite interest. It took me an absurdly Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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Or being prisoners, bored and wanting to entertain themselves? Jul 28, Kauane Borges rated it it was amazing. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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Want to Read saving…. Ivana rated it it was ok Apr 15, It is implied that this discovery is the meaning ionescl life, but it is never actually said. Oh, es El teatro del absurdo no es adecuada para mi. Oh, es El teatro del absurdo no es adecuada para mi. Can we really know the answer to that eternal question? O piesa absurda despre viata si timpul ireversibil, despre cum acesta isi bate joc de noi si cum incercam din rasputeri sa il manipulam prin memorii.


Jeremy rated it it was ok Mar 12, Paperback70 jonescopages.

Las sillas

Jul 03, Rick Homuth rated it liked it. Jun 27, Ali rated it liked it Shelves: They say that there is no Paris anymore, and talk about an old memory repeatedly. The play concerns two characters, known as Old Man and Old Woman, frantically preparing chairs for a series of invisible guests who are coming to hear an orator reveal the Old Man’s discovery.

Sometimes, we also use a cookie to keep track of your trolley contents. Of the three of his I’ve read so far, this play is probably the closest to what I’d call “traditional” absurdist theatre which is an oxymoron itself and should make it all the more apparent that I don’t really know what I’m talking about.

Caliopa rated it it was ok Oct 12, By the way, perhaps the orator really tells the audience the meaning of life. The play remains open to a number of interpretations – it is never clarified if the main characters of the nonagenarian old man and his wife are the among the last few survivors in an apocalyptic world, or merely two sad souls who regret their uneventful life and long to be accepted, respected and remembered.

In a house on an island a very old couple pass their time with private games and half-remembered stories.