Synopses & Reviews
A young man lives alone with his mother and his beloved dog in a house in a small village overlooking the fjord. The dog has run off and gone missing. This has never happened before. In The Dead Dogs, lives are shockingly disrupted by an event that changes the direction of their future.
Legendary dramatist Jon Fosse's new play Fosses explores life lived in unexpected ways, with a pervasive sense of otherness.
About the Author
Jon Fosses work includes novels, poetry, essays and books for children. He is one of the most produced playwrights in Europe and his plays have been translated into more than forty languages. Oberon Books publishes Plays One
(Someone Is Going to Come, The Name, The Guitar Man, The Child
), Plays Two
(A Summer's Day, Dream of Autumn and Winter
), Plays Three
(Mother and Child
, Sleep my Baby Sleep
, Beautiful, Death Variations
), Plays Four
(And Well Never Be Parted, The Son, Visits, Meanwhile the Lights Go Down and Everything Becomes Black
), Plays Five
(Suzannah, Living Secretly, The Dead Dogs, A Red Butterflys Wing, Warm, Telemakos, Sleep
), Nightsongs, The Girl on the Sofa
and I Am The Wind
. Plays Six
(Rambuku, Freedom, Over There, These Eyes, Girl in a Yellow Raincoat, Christmas Tree Song
) will be published in May 2014. Fosse was made a Chevalier of the Ordre national du Mérite of France in 2007 and received The International Ibsen Award in 2010.