God is on fire - his fever is plague. All that was sweet is spilt and gone.
Frank McGuinness was born in Buncrana, County Donegal, in 1953. He lives in Dublin and lectures in English at University College, Dublin. His many plays include The Factory Girls, Baglady, Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme, Innocence, Carthaginians, Mary and Lizzie, The Bread Man, The Bird Sanctuary and Dolly West's Kitchen. His numerous translations include Chekhov's Three Sisters and Uncle Vanya, Brecht's The Threepenny Opera, Ibsen's Rosmersholm, Sophocles's Electra and Ostrovsky's The Storm. Faber publishes many of McGuinness's plays in its Contemporary Classics series, in Frank McGuinness Plays 1 and Plays 2.