Includes the plays Broken Journey, Best Man Speech and The Last Valentine.
A car breaks down in a quiet place in the small hours. Soon a man is dead, a woman traumatised, another man accused. But who really knows what happened? Even the dead man tells a tale. Broken Journey examines the terror and beauty hidden in the mist.
The truth hurts for bridegroom Addy, when his downtrodden friend takes revenge on him in his Best Man Speech, and a cruel trick goes seriously wrong for a gang of schoolfriends when they send a mysterious new boy in The Last Valentine.
Glyn Maxwell is a poet, novelist, and playwright. He has published twelve collections of verse, including Pluto, which was shortlisted for the Forward Prize, Hide Now, which was shortlisted for both the Forward and T.S. Eliot, and The Nerve, which won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize. His novels Drinks with Dead Poets and Drinks with Dead Poets: The Autumn Term are published by Oberon Books.