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Dear Octopus

Dodie Smith

Dear Octopus

a comedy in three acts

by Dodie Smith

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDodie Smith.
The Physical Object
Pagination124p. :
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13767353M


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—Dodie Smith, Like the octopus in the epigram above, the family is one head with many hands that embrace and ensnare us. Dear Octopus is the family from which none of its members are either able or quite willing to escape. And on the occasion of a golden wedding anniversary the children and grandchildren gather to reminisce and acquaint each other more fully with their activities.

Produced and published inDear Octopus is a comedy in three acts about the Randolph family, who have gathered to celebrate the 50 th wedding anniversary of the parents, Charles and Dora.

The family is large so it takes a while to get a feel for all the different relationships; while my head spun a bit during the first act, I had it all figured out by the second. Dorothy Gladys "Dodie" Smith (3 May – 24 November ) was an English children's novelist and playwright, known best for the novel The Hundred and One Dalmatians ().

Other works include I Capture the Castle (), and The Starlight Barking ().Notable works: The Hundred and One Dalmatians.

Good condition paperback light edgewear. Previous owner's name to front cover. Play script of the comedy Dear Octopus. it was first produced and the Queen's Theatre Shaftesbuury Avenue London in September The leading roles were played by Leon Quartermaine.

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