A Taste of Honey

Paperback | January 6, 1989

byShelagh Delaney

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A Taste of Honey tells the story of a working-class adolescent girl and her various relationships: the black sailor who gets her pregnant; the homosexual art student who moves into her apartment to help her through the pregnancy; her fun-loving and saloon-frequenting mother; and Peter, her mother's newly acquired husband.

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A sensational theatrical success in London, A Taste Of Honey was written by Shelagh Delaney at the age of 18. The play prompted Graham Greene to say that it had 'all the freshness of Mr. Osborne's Look Back In Anger and a greater maturity.'

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A Taste of Honey tells the story of a working-class adolescent girl and her various relationships: the black sailor who gets her pregnant; the homosexual art student who moves into her apartment to help her through the pregnancy; her fun-loving and saloon-frequenting mother; and Peter, her mother's newly acquired husband.

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A sensational theatrical success in London, A Taste Of Honey was written by Shelagh Delaney at the age of 18. The play prompted Graham Greene to say that it had 'all the freshness of Mr. Osborne's Look Back In Anger and a greater maturity.'

Shelagh Delaney, English playwright and television screenwriter, was born in 1939 in Salford, Lancashire to a bus inspector. At the age of 18, she completed her most famous play, A Taste of Honey, which recounts the story of a young white woman's difficult home life and the pregnancy that results from her affair with a black sailor. Wh...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:87 pages, 8.23 × 5.36 × 0.28 inPublished:January 6, 1989Publisher:GroveAtlantic, Incorporated

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ISBN - 10:0802131859

ISBN - 13:9780802131850

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A sensational theatrical success in London, A Taste Of Honey was written by Shelagh Delaney at the age of 18. The play prompted Graham Greene to say that it had 'all the freshness of Mr. Osborne's Look Back In Anger and a greater maturity.'