Dancing at Lughnasa. London: Faber & Faber, 1990. First Edition. Pp, 71, with four pages of photos from the original stage play. A fine copy in green dust jacket with inset photograph.
Regarded as Friel’s masterpiece & his most commercially successful drama, it won the 1992 Tony Award for Best Play.
Set in rural Ireland in 1936, it paints a moving account of the lives of the five Mundy sisters and their ailing older brother, brought to life through the eyes of Michael, son of the youngest sister, Christina.