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Now in its 14th year of publication, this magazine was created to offer the discerning reader a stimulating selection of excellent original writing. Black Lamb Review is a literate rather than a literary publication. Regular columns by writers in a variety of geographic locations and vocations are supplemented by features, reviews, articles on books and authors, and a selection of “departments,” including an acerbic advice column and a lamb recipe.

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A Week in Literary History

October 2nd, 2002

English playwright Harold Pinter (The Caretaker, 1959) is born in London, 1930.

Harold Pinter, b. October 10, 1930, d. 2008

pinter.pngBy the time of his death at the age of seventy-eight, Pinter was considered the best-known and most influential playwright in the world. He received every conceivable award, culminating in the Nobel Prize in 2005. He led a colorful life in the public eye as a director, screenwriter, and actor, and his plays, featuring thematic ambiguities and a masterly sense of timing, have been produced over and over.

Suggested Reading Drama The Birthday Party, 1957. The Caretaker, 1959. The Homecoming, 1964. Betrayal, 1978. A Kind of Alaska, 1982. Celebration, 2000.

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