Play directory : Heartbreak House

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  • Author
    George Bernard Shaw
  • Written
    1919
  • Setting
    England, 1914
  • Overview
    On the eve of the First World War Ms Ellie Dunn, her father and her fiancé are invited to one of Hesione Hushabye’s infamous dinner parties. Unfortunately, her fiancé is a scoundrel, her father’s a bumbling prig, and she’s actually in love with Hector, Hesione’s husband. This bold mix of farce and tragedy lampoons British society as it blithely sinks towards disaster.
  • Play
    Download the text for free from Project Gutenberg here: Heartbreak House