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By Bertolt Brecht,Mark Ravenhill

ISBN-10: 147250741X

ISBN-13: 9781472507419

Arguably Brecht's maximum play, A lifetime of Galileo charts the 17th century scientist's awesome struggle with the church over his statement that the earth orbits the sun.

The determine of Galileo, whose 'heretical' discoveries in regards to the sun method introduced him to the eye of the Inquisition, is considered one of Brecht's extra human and intricate creations. briefly silenced via the Inquisition's danger of torture, and compelled to abjure his theories publicly, Galileo maintains to paintings in inner most, finally smuggling his determine of the country.

Brecht's attractive depiction of the explosive fight among medical discovery and spiritual fundamentalism is captured masterfully during this new translation through RSC writer-in-residence, Mark Ravenhill.

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