Life X 3 - Faber Plays (Paperback)
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Life X 3 - Faber Plays (Paperback)

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Paperback 80 Pages / Published: 08/01/2001
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Henri and Sonia are thrown into disarray when Hubert and Ines arrive for dinner one day earlier than expected. As the evening degenerates, the couples are given a second and third chance to revisit their differences and end on a different note.

Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571207381
Number of pages: 80
Weight: 70 g
Dimensions: 196 x 125 x 5 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Praise for the London premiere of "Life X 3 by Yasmina Reza:
"[Reza] has perfected the technique of combining light comedy with the play of ideas . . . ["Life X 3]is clever, it's elegant, it's entertaining."--"Charles Spencer, The Daily Telegraph
"[Reza] is the most exported living playwright on the planet, a woman whose culturally rich background has given her real insight into the melting pot of today's society . . . "Life X 3 ruminate[s] on man's place in the universe . . . Her amalgamation of laughs with smart arguments and flashes of raw emotion is a crowd-pulling recipe . . . [Her] social satire is often cryingly funny."--"Kate Bassett, The Independent
"Alan Ayckbourn meets Edward Albee . . . The writing is sharp, the observation spot-on."--Georgina Brown," Mail on Sunday
"The Grand Chaos Theory . . . is applied to a Parisian dinner-party in Yasmina Reza's delightful . . . comedy of manners. "Life X 3 is designed to show how chance, with its impact upon our actions and behaviour, changes everything . . . A wicked pleasure to behold. Miss Reza is a star-reporter at the sex-war front and a thorough mocker of male pretensions."--Nicholas de Jongh, "The Evening Standard
"Adroitly translated by Christopher Hampton . . . "LIfe X 3 amounts to pleasure-in-triplicate."--Paul Taylor, "The Independent

Praise for the London premiere of "Life X 3 "by Yasmina Reza:

"[Reza] has perfected the technique of combining light comedy with the play of ideas . . . ["Life X 3"]is clever, it's elegant, it's entertaining."--"Charles Spencer, The Daily Telegraph"

"[Reza] is the most exported living playwright on the planet, a woman whose culturally rich background has given her real insight into the melting pot of today's society . . . "Life X 3" ruminate[s] on man's place in the universe . . . Her amalgamation of laughs with smart arguments and flashes of raw emotion is a crowd-pulling recipe . . . [Her] social satire is often cryingly funny."--"Kate Bassett, The Independent"

"Alan Ayckbourn meets Edward Albee . . . The writing is sharp, the observation spot-on."--Georgina Brown, " Mail on Sunday"

"The Grand Chaos Theory . . . is applied to a Parisian dinner-party in Yasmina Reza's delightful . . . comedy of manners. "Life X 3 "is designed to show how chance, with its impact upon our actions and behaviour, changes everything . . . A wicked pleasure to behold. Miss Reza is a star-reporter at the sex-war front and a thorough mocker of male pretensions."--Nicholas de Jongh, "The Evening Standard"

"Adroitly translated by Christopher Hampton . . . "LIfe X 3" amounts to pleasure-in-triplicate."--Paul Taylor, "The Independent"

"[Reza] has perfected the technique of combining light comedy with the play of ideas . . . ["Life X 3"]is clever, it's elegant, it's entertaining."--"Charles Spencer, The Daily Telegraph"
"[Reza] is the most exported living playwright on the planet, a woman whose culturally rich background has given her real insight into the melting pot of today's society . . . "Life X 3" ruminate[s] on man's place in the universe . . . Her amalgamation of laughs with smart arguments and flashes of raw emotion is a crowd-pulling recipe . . . [Her] social satire is often cryingly funny."--"Kate Bassett, The Independent"
"Alan Ayckbourn meets Edward Albee . . . The writing is sharp, the observation spot-on."--Georgina Brown, " Mail on Sunday"
"The Grand Chaos Theory . . . is applied to a Parisian dinner-party in Yasmina Reza's delightful . . . comedy of manners. "Life X 3 "is designed to show how chance, with its impact upon our actions and behaviour, changes everything . . . A wicked pleasure to behold. Miss Reza is a star-reporter at the sex-war front and a thorough mocker of male pretensions."--Nicholas de Jongh, "The Evening Standard"
"Adroitly translated by Christopher Hampton . . . "LIfe X 3" amounts to pleasure-in-triplicate."--Paul Taylor, "The Independent"

[Reza] has perfected the technique of combining light comedy with the play of ideas . . . ["Life X 3"]is clever, it's elegant, it's entertaining. "Charles Spencer, The Daily Telegraph"

[Reza] is the most exported living playwright on the planet, a woman whose culturally rich background has given her real insight into the melting pot of today's society . . . "Life X 3" ruminate[s] on man's place in the universe . . . Her amalgamation of laughs with smart arguments and flashes of raw emotion is a crowd-pulling recipe . . . [Her] social satire is often cryingly funny. "Kate Bassett, The Independent"

Alan Ayckbourn meets Edward Albee . . . The writing is sharp, the observation spot-on. "Georgina Brown, Mail on Sunday"

The Grand Chaos Theory . . . is applied to a Parisian dinner-party in Yasmina Reza's delightful . . . comedy of manners. "Life X 3 "is designed to show how chance, with its impact upon our actions and behaviour, changes everything . . . A wicked pleasure to behold. Miss Reza is a star-reporter at the sex-war front and a thorough mocker of male pretensions. "Nicholas de Jongh, The Evening Standard"

Adroitly translated by Christopher Hampton . . . "LIfe X 3" amounts to pleasure-in-triplicate. "Paul Taylor, The Independent""


[Reza] has perfected the technique of combining light comedy with the play of ideas . . . [Life X 3]is clever, it's elegant, it's entertaining. Charles Spencer, The Daily Telegraph

[Reza] is the most exported living playwright on the planet, a woman whose culturally rich background has given her real insight into the melting pot of today's society . . . Life X 3 ruminate[s] on man's place in the universe . . . Her amalgamation of laughs with smart arguments and flashes of raw emotion is a crowd-pulling recipe . . . [Her] social satire is often cryingly funny. Kate Bassett, The Independent

Alan Ayckbourn meets Edward Albee . . . The writing is sharp, the observation spot-on. Georgina Brown, Mail on Sunday

The Grand Chaos Theory . . . is applied to a Parisian dinner-party in Yasmina Reza's delightful . . . comedy of manners. Life X 3 is designed to show how chance, with its impact upon our actions and behaviour, changes everything . . . A wicked pleasure to behold. Miss Reza is a star-reporter at the sex-war front and a thorough mocker of male pretensions. Nicholas de Jongh, The Evening Standard

Adroitly translated by Christopher Hampton . . . LIfe X 3 amounts to pleasure-in-triplicate. Paul Taylor, The Independent

"

"[Reza] has perfected the technique of combining light comedy with the play of ideas . . . [Life X 3]is clever, it's elegant, it's entertaining." --Charles Spencer, The Daily Telegraph

"[Reza] is the most exported living playwright on the planet, a woman whose culturally rich background has given her real insight into the melting pot of today's society . . . Life X 3 ruminate[s] on man's place in the universe . . . Her amalgamation of laughs with smart arguments and flashes of raw emotion is a crowd-pulling recipe . . . [Her] social satire is often cryingly funny." --Kate Bassett, The Independent

"Alan Ayckbourn meets Edward Albee . . . The writing is sharp, the observation spot-on." --Georgina Brown, Mail on Sunday

"The Grand Chaos Theory . . . is applied to a Parisian dinner-party in Yasmina Reza's delightful . . . comedy of manners. Life X 3 is designed to show how chance, with its impact upon our actions and behaviour, changes everything . . . A wicked pleasure to behold. Miss Reza is a star-reporter at the sex-war front and a thorough mocker of male pretensions." --Nicholas de Jongh, The Evening Standard

"Adroitly translated by Christopher Hampton . . . LIfe X 3 amounts to pleasure-in-triplicate." --Paul Taylor, The Independent

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