The Girl on the Sofa
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From the publisher
Translated by David Harrower
A girl sits on a sofa, not knowing what to do with herself. She argues with her mother and envies her older sister. She also longs for her absent father, a seaman. A middle-aged woman paints a portrait of herself as a young girl, sitting on a sofa, but she's beginning to doubt her artistic ability. Still at odds with her sister and her mother and haunted by her dead father, she's unable to shake the continuing presence of the past in her life…
Jon Fosse's new play, and this English version by David Harrower, were commissioned by the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh.