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Oxford Playscripts: Solace of the Road

Engaging adaptation of Siobhan Dowd's critically acclaimed novel

Adapter Mike Kenny and Author Siobhan Dowd

Suitable for:  Teachers of English and Drama of students aged 11-14

Price:  £10.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-833298-5
Publication date: 06/11/2014
Paperback: 104 pages
Dimensions: 216x170mm

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Holly Hogan is miserable. She hates her life and her too-nice foster family. But when she finds a blonde wig, she realises that she doesn't need to be Holly any longer. Transforming herself into confident and feisty Solace, she embarks on an ambitious adventure to Ireland in the hopes of finding her one source of happiness, her mum.


  • Exciting adaptations of modern and classic novels, and a range of original plays
  • Motivating activities focusing on performance, close text analysis, language and structure, together with varied creative tasks
  • Insights into the plays by the authors and adapters
  • Notes on props and staging

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