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Equus
Equus | Peter Shaffer
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An explosive play that took critics and audiences by storm, Equus is Peter Shaffer's exploration of the way modern society has destroyed our ability to feel passion. Alan Strang is a disturbed youth whose dangerous obsession with horses leads him to commit an unspeakable act of violence. As psychiatrist Martin Dysart struggles to understand the motivation for Alan's brutality, he is increasingly drawn into Alan's web and eventually forced to question his own sanity. Equus is a timeless classic and a cornerstone of contemporary drama that delves into the darkest recesses of human existence.
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pilardib
Equus | Peter Shaffer
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Everything about this play is great.

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pilardib
Equus | Peter Shaffer
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Most of the books I'm reading this year are rereads but I don't regret it. I think I'm able to enjoy them even more.

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Wellreadhead
Equus | Peter Shaffer
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“A child is born into a world of phenomena all equal in their power to enslave.”
#athinsliceofanxiety #equus #petershaffer #plays #playwright

fyoDosty07 This is phenomenal! 5mo
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KarinMatthews
Equus | Peter Shaffer
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Weird as hell, but very good! So easy to read, read it in 2 hours (with a tea break in between because, hey I'm English.) Very surreal and delvea deep into metal illness im a very unusual way. Not going to lie, was picturing Daniel Radcliffe the whole way through.

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LaFemmeMacabre
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The Normal is the good smile in a child's eyes:- alright. It is also the dead stare in a million adults. It both sustains and kills- like a god. It is the Ordinary made beautiful: it is also the Average made lethal.

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Kensalikof
Equus | Peter Shaffer
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Plays of the 70s--Equus and The Changing Room.

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SGJ
Equus | Peter Shaffer
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I'll never stop reading this play. So much of what I've written has been trying to write this.

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