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Master Harold . . . And The Boys (Penguin Plays)

By Athol Fugard
Book Details
  • Author: Athol Fugard
  • Edition: Reprint
"'Master Harold, ' or Hally, learns that his alcoholic father is to be released from the hospital and struggles with his emotions during a confrontation with the two black men who help in the family's restaurant in 1950s South Africa." "This play, 'based on Fugard's experiences as a teenager in Port Elizabeth, concerns a boy whose problematic relationship with his father leads him to ill-treat his two family servants.'" Oxford Companion to 20th Cent. Lit in England.