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Jul 27, Michael rated it liked it. But reading ‘The Chairs’ was an experience by itself, so much that I could see the play unfold scene by scene through the pages, in spite of the cryptic stage settings, the large cast of invisible characters and the disconnected, often meandering dialogue. Authentication ends after about 15 minutues of inactivity, or when you explicitly choose to end it.

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Played by a real actor, the orator’s physical presence ioneaco the expectations set up by ioensco action earlier in the play. He doesn’t dare to reveal his discovery himself.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Hay una ansiedad ante la vejez y la vida que se le ha ido al viejo, que no ha podido alcanzar la gloria que cree que merece. Ei asteapta oaspeti – als vin, imaginari, la un discurs, o dorinta din tinerete, acea schimbare in lume care nu apare niciodata, caci Oratorul, absurd, si singurul la fel de real aici ca cei doi, e surdomut. Refresh and try again. Published November 19th by Faber Faber first published Perhaps an apocalypse has destroyed the earth, leaving nothing behind.


Thanks for telling us about the problem. Ansu rated it it was ok Oct 12, Asd rated it it was ok Feb 16, He will be remembered.

The Chairs

Mar 31, Michelle Lynne rated it it was amazing Shelves: Cris Ely rated it it was ok Sep 21, Please click the link in that email to activate your subscription. Try ot understand it if you dare.

La Anciana hablando con personas invisibles y el Anciano hablando con un Emperador invisible. Refresh and try again.

Nov 28, Helga rated it really liked it Shelves: Sep 11, Mia added it. The play remains open to a number of interpretations – it is never clarified if the main characters of the nonagenarian old man and his wife are the among the last few survivors in an apocalyptic world, or merely two sad souls who regret their uneventful life and long to be accepted, respected and remembered.

The old couple then commit suicide by throwing themselves out of the window into the ocean. Plus, I can read in French again, so double win. In a house on an island a very old couple pass their time with private games and half-remembered stories.


The plot in itself and the concept of trying to find the meaning of life, when the endeavour in itself seems almost pointless, was really interesting to read about. Jan 30, Huda Yahya rated it it was amazing Shelves: Or better yet, can we handle the answer to that question? Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Trivia About The Chairs. At the end of the play, the sound of an audience fades in. Paperback70 aniversariopages. By the way, perhaps the orator really siklas the audience the meaning of life. Stroganoff rated it it was ok Feb 20, I can tell this must be an amazing play to see, but all I could muster up while reading it was polite interest. Jan 09, Conor Morgan rated it liked it. I do believe this is one of my favorite plays.