Books Like The Caretaker by Harold Pinter | Suggested Reading

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Waiting for Godot, a 1955 play by Samuel Beckett, is often compared to The Caretaker and generally recognized—as many of Beckett's plays are— as a major influence on Pinter's style.

Look Back in Anger, a 1956 play by John Os-borne, is often cited as a turning point in modern British drama, the first play of the so-called "Angry Young Men" theatre movement. The play focuses on the struggle of a young couple, the unemployed Jimmy Porter and the wife he abuses.

The Birthday Party, a 1958 play by Pinter, concerns Stanley, the only lodger in a dilapidated boarding house, who is terrorized by two mysterious men who arrive looking for him. Although this play originally received negative reviews, it is now regarded as one of Pinter's most important works.

Old Times, a 1971 play by Pinter, focuses on a married couple, Deeley and Kate, who are visited by...

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