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George and Martha

by Karen Finley
£7.99   paperback  Verso (2006)

George and Martha by Karen Finley George and Martha meet in a seedy motel room on the night before the Republican National Convention. Their affair goes way back, before George stole the election, before Martha built an empire on fascist domesticity. As usual, George numbs his pain over waging perpetual war with cocaine and the promise of kinky sex. Martha is forced to take a long view of her life as she suffers the public humiliation of corporate scandal, on the brink of going to prison. Written in the style of Albee's “Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf,” George & Martha is Karen Finley’s most scandalous work to date, a hilarious satire that takes a radical stand on political power, psychosexual relations between men and women, and the current state of affairs.
 
Lavishly illustrated with drawings by the author.

ISBN 13: 9781844670642 | ISBN 10: 1844670643

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