Edmond has ratings and 21 reviews. Branden said: normally hate Mamet, but i actually surprised myself by liking this one. like literally out of nowhe. Edmond: A play [David Mamet] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Fiction. The first single-volume edition of this stunning early Mamet playYou know how much of our life Edmond. By: David Mamet Media of Edmond. See larger image.

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The interrogating officer bluntly asks Edmond why he killed Glenna, to Edmond’s shock and disbelief. Mamet’s work, there is a quality of adolescent nose-thumbing, as though it all emond be a cruel practical joke designed solely to make us squirm.

The first single-volume edition of this stunning early Mamet play You know how much of our life we’re alive, you and me? With a smile of incomprehension, she shakes her head. Edmond utters a line that is nearly an exact quote of one from Hamlet: May 13, Dan rated it mammet liked it. Edmond’s will to find himself is astonishingly frightening.

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Before he can get into the elevator, however, he is handed a slip of paper by the receptionist, who informs him that the time for a meeting the next morning has been changed. Edmond is the ultimate Macy vehicle ad eemond.

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Mr. Mamet and Mr. Macy Make Misery in Edmond

To read our full stories, please turn off your ad blocker. Start your free trial. Feb 03, Payam rated it it was ok Shelves: By this time, Edmond has shown daavid to be clearly a jerk and a loser, to whom any member of a Mamet audience in either a legitimate theater or an art-film venue can feel comfortably superior.

In prison, a large African-American cellmate is assigned to him. Jul 10, Chambers Stevens rated it liked it Shelves: How Do I Whitelist Observer? One begins to wonder if the human race has any future at all. Jul 30, Jessica rated it it was ok Shelves: Gregory Moss rated it really liked it Dec 15, I’d love to see this psychotic little play staged near me sometime soon. Please note that print inspection copies are only available in UK and Republic of Ireland.


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Macy “is perfectly cast”, calling him “a master at playing sticks of human dynamite in mild-mannered camouflage” davic that he gives the “nerviest screen performance of his career.

He is approached by a pimp who offers Edmond a “clean girl” and lures him to an alleyway, where the pimp attempts to mug him. Mamet certainly managed to even the score between Edmond and his African-American nemeses. At a bar, Edmond tells a fellow patron that he has not had sex in a while and that marriage took away his masculinity. Though the impish Chuyia serves as a younger sister to the lonely Kalyani, Chuyia receives most of her maternal care from the warm-hearted, middle-aged Shakuntala Seema Biswas.

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