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  • Paperback: 144 pages
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber; 1st edition (17 Jun. 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0571224644
  • ISBN-13: 978-0571224647
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 1 x 20.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 120 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 7,867 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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" Nothing could diminish the incendiary achievement of this subtle, deep-wrought and immensely funny play about the value and meaning of education . . . In short, a superb, life-enhancing play." -- "The Guardian"

" Brilliantly funny . . . "The History Boys" is moving, disquieting: one follows it with a heart brimful . . . His finest work in decades." -- "Financial Times"


“Nothing could diminish the incendiary achievement of this subtle, deep-wrought and immensely funny play about the value and meaning of education . . . In short, a superb, life-enhancing play.” —"The Guardian"
“Brilliantly funny . . . "The History Boys" is moving, disquieting: one follows it with a heart brimful . . . His finest work in decades.” —"Financial Times"


"Nothing could diminish the incendiary achievement of this subtle, deep-wrought and immensely funny play about the value and meaning of education . . . In short, a superb, life-enhancing play." --"The Guardian"
"Brilliantly funny . . . "The History Boys" is moving, disquieting: one follows it with a heart brimful . . . His finest work in decades." --"Financial Times"


Nothing could diminish the incendiary achievement of this subtle, deep-wrought and immensely funny play about the value and meaning of education . . . In short, a superb, life-enhancing play. "The Guardian"

Brilliantly funny . . . "The History Boys" is moving, disquieting: one follows it with a heart brimful . . . His finest work in decades. "Financial Times""

"Nothing could diminish the incendiary achievement of this subtle, deep-wrought and immensely funny play about the value and meaning of education . . . In short, a superb, life-enhancing play." --The Guardian

"Brilliantly funny . . . The History Boys is moving, disquieting: one follows it with a heart brimful . . . His finest work in decades." --Financial Times

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The History Boys by Alan Bennett is a hilarious drama that follows an unruly bunch of bright, funny boys in pursuit of sex, sport and a place at university.

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