The Gospel of Us

Product Number: WEB4732
Released: 02 Apr, 2012
Business Term: Multiuse 75 Circ
ISBN: #9781854116451
Publisher: Seren
Please log in to view pricing

Description

In The Gospel of Us, Owen Sheers reimagines as fiction his play The Passion, a three-day dramatisation set in the streets, beaches and clubs of Port Talbot, co-directed by and starring Michael Sheen. Sheers' novella is told through the eyes of a Port Talbot boy who one morning stumbles upon a stranger in the windswept dunes, singing songs to the sea.At dawn a week later this stranger welcomes the Teacher, a local man who has been missing for 40 nights.And so begins three days of unearthly events in which a suicide bomber is soothed, the dead rise from an underpass and a community is made to remember itself once more. Sheers' novella is told through the eyes of a Port Talbot boy who one morning stumbles upon a stranger in the windswept dunes, singing songs to the sea. At dawn a week later this stranger welcomes the Teacher, a local man who has been missing for 40 nights.And so begins three days of unearthly events in which a suicide bomber is soothed, the dead rise from an underpass and a community is made to remember itself once more. The Gospel of Us is also a film, directed by Dave McKean.

Author(s): Owen Sheers
Original Publish Date: 02 Apr, 2012

Stay up to date with W.F.Howes news and announcements

The Home of Audiobooks, Digital Services & Large Print