The Visit: A Tragi-comedy Summary
Friedrich Dürrenmatt

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The Visit: A Tragi-comedy Summary

The impoverished town of Guellen looks to Claire Zachanassian for financial salvation. When she offers them a million dollars if they kill Ill, a citizen of the town and her former lover, the townspeople initially refuse, but their resolve is worn down by the allure of wealth, and they wind up carrying out her wish.

As the play opens, the townspeople of Guellen are preparing for the arrival of Claire Zachanassian, a millionaire who was...

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