There are books of the same chemical composition as dynamite. The only difference is that a piece of dynamite explodes once, whereas a book explodes a thousand times. ― Yevgeny Zamyatin
It's an unusual play. Film noirish, if I can put it like that. As the story unravelled I got emotionally involved, and I waited with bated breath for the ending.
The story gave me the creeps.
Don't get confused with negative reviews. Either read the play first or, if you buy the audio, listen till the end. 'An inspector calls' is an emotional roller coaster which starts on a rather low key but gets mysterious and macabre by the end.
I've never been into spy dramas, but this engrossed my attention. For an agent, it is his mission to seduce a young lady in order to obtain information, for the lady the affair ends in a disaster and shattered dreams.
The romeo spy drama is titled Blue Wonder, which is the name of the bridge crossing the Elbe. In German the idiom ein blaues Wunder erleben means to experience a nasty surprise, and that, ironically, can account for what the female protagonist felt when she learned the truth.
Excellent performance. Intriguing and upbeat story. Well done.
A classic - that I have read many times but wanted to have handily on ipad to listen to at any given moment. It is magical...shut your eyes - and follow along the streets, meet the people - a masterpiece - of writing and reading.