By Barbara Yelin
A compelling and perceptive wartime drama.
In the mid-1930s, Irmina, an formidable younger German, strikes to London. At a dinner party, she meets Howard eco-friendly, one of many first black scholars at Oxford, who, like Irmina, is operating in the direction of an self sufficient lifestyles. in spite of the fact that, their dating involves an abrupt finish while Irmina, limited by way of the political state of affairs in Hitler's Germany, is compelled to come back domestic. As warfare methods and her touch with Howard is damaged, it turns into transparent to Irmina that prosperity will purely be attainable throughout the betrayal of her beliefs. within the award-winning Irmina, Barbara Yelin provides a troubling drama concerning the rigidity among integrity and social development, reflecting with compassion and intelligence at the complicity that effects from the alternative, awake or differently, to seem away.
“A comedian of substance, actual feeling and expression” – Paul Gravett
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