Noah Haidle
Smokefall
September 20, 2019 Comments.. 312
Smokefall Noah Haidle Magical realism collides with manic vaudeville in a family drama unlike any you ve ever seen Fetuses swap philosophy while awaiting their birth, a daughter eats dirt and doesn t speak, a father is about to drive away and never return, and there s an apple tree growing through the walls of the house Whipping from astonishing tenderness to profound humor and back again, SMagical realism collides with manic vaudeville in a family drama unlike any you ve ever seen Fetuses swap philosophy while awaiting their birth, a daughter eats dirt and doesn t speak, a father is about to drive away and never return, and there s an apple tree growing through the walls of the house Whipping from astonishing tenderness to profound humor and back again, Smokefall explores the lives of a family in a lyrical treatise on the fragility of life and the power of love.. Smokefall Magical realism collides with manic vaudeville in a family drama unlike any you ve ever seen Fetuses swap philosophy while awaiting their birth a daughter eats dirt and doesn t speak a father is abo
  • Title: Smokefall
  • Author: Noah Haidle
  • ISBN: 9780822234500
  • Page: 458
  • Format: Paperback
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    1 Blog on “Smokefall

    1. Greg Talbot says:

      Smokefall is a generous and graceful play Across multiple reads, i marveled at the beauty that arises from suffering, the growth that follows lost, and the peace that comes from loving acceptance If we spend our lives searching for heart to heart connection, how do we measure all the love that isn t returned Smokefall imprints an empathetic gaze across a family that beset with extreme communication problems A loving,but wayward husband Daniel describes his relationship to his father in law as st [...]

    2. katharine says:

      Time past and time futureAllow but a little consciousness.To be conscious is not to be in timeBut only in time can the moment in the rose garden,The moment in the arbour where the rain beat,The moment in the draughty church at smokefallBe remembered involved with past and future.Only through time, time is conquered.This play is one of those pieces of literature that you read and just think, wow I am so fortunate to have been able to stumble upon that This is the most beautiful play I ve ever rea [...]

    3. Maria Novella says:

      I was lucky to see this play in New York City back in March, and reading Smokefall now brings back beautiful memories It is a wonderful play, nothing like you will ever read in your life It s special to read it and remember the scenes as they were played by the actors, remember their voices as I read their part.There are some touching quotes and some truths in it The most beautiful quote, in my opinion, belongs to Violet when she says to her kids You are the citizens of my heart You are bound to [...]

    4. Jeff says:

      This is really quite lovely it reminded me of The Language Archive quite a bit in terms of its language and tone I m not sure that we are given enough of the characters as real people in order to truly invest they feel like poetic mouthpieces right from the start.

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