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A Taste of Honey, a Play
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A Taste of Honey, a Play Paperback - 1994

by Shelagh Delaney

From the publisher

A Taste of Honey tells the story of a working-class adolescent girl and her various relationships: the black sailor who gets her pregnant; the homosexual art student who moves into her apartment to help her through the pregnancy; her fun-loving and saloon-frequenting mother; and Peter, her mother's newly acquired husband.

First line

The stage represents a comfortless flat in Manchester and the street outside.

From the rear cover

A sensational theatrical success in London, A Taste Of Honey was written by Shelagh Delaney at the age of 18. The play prompted Graham Greene to say that it had 'all the freshness of Mr. Osborne's Look Back In Anger and a greater maturity.'


  • Title A Taste of Honey, a Play
  • Author Shelagh Delaney
  • Binding Paperback
  • Edition [ Edition: first
  • Pages 96
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher Grove Press, U.S.A.
  • Date 1994-01-11
  • ISBN 9780802131850 / 0802131859
  • Weight 0.26 lbs (0.12 kg)
  • Dimensions 8.23 x 5.36 x 0.28 in (20.90 x 13.61 x 0.71 cm)
  • Themes
    • Topical: Lgbt
  • Library of Congress subjects Drama - 20th century
  • Library of Congress Catalog Number 59008206
  • Dewey Decimal Code 822.914