This short work is a sonata of classic literary noir, with haunted, nocturnal city streets and a fatal “dark lady”.
Thirty years earlier it never would have occurred. In my day, boys and girls had separate hockey teams. However, the rules changed. Today every team must have at least six girls on the bench for the peewee and bantam age groups.
The game hasn’t suffered. Until hormones strike, the girls are just as fast, strong and aggressive. It does m
An actor in the audience asks how she so fully inhabits each role.
The stiffness falls away. Be honest, she says, be strong, even
And beneath, beyond it all, the world
we can’t conjure. Where we belong. Not with the crowd
I wouldn’t say that we get the charming, fun loving Lenin from Mieville but he’s not holding his nose when presenting the great revolutionary as Pipes seems to be doing.