Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is a nicely tailored portrayal of family tensions and individuals who have only themselves to blame for their unhappy lives.
Summary of the Book
Big Daddy Pollitt is about to spend his sixty-fifth birthday and his two sons, Gooper and Brick, attend it. Gooper has come with his wife and children, and Brick, the drunkard, has come with his feisty wife, Maggie. As the day goes by, many unpleasant truths start to emerge. Greed, lies, jealousy and suppressed sexuality bring about tension in the atmosphere.
About Tennessee Williams
Tennessee Williams was an American playwright and author of many stage classics. He grew to fame with The Glass Menagerie, a story that reflected his own unhappy family background. It won the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award for the best play of the season. A Streetcar Named Desire was also a huge success and earned him the reputation of a great playwright. Other works by him include: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Orpheus Descending, and Sweet Bird of Youth. Many of his best works were adapted for the cinema. He has even written short stories, poetry, essays and a volume of memoirs. He was inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame in the year 1979.
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