“Stark raving sane.”
As he did in Shakespeare in Love, Tom Stoppard uses dazzling language in a Shakespeare inspired story that asks, “what if?” What if we are minor characters in our own story? What if we are trapped in a play we can’t alter? The result is a profoundly funny, deeply moving portrait of modern life as seen by two characters who disappear from Hamlet in a single line: “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead.”
“Be happy — if you’re not even happy, what’s so good about surviving?”
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