Lunch and a Book: October

Join us for a live virtual program on Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 12:00PM via Zoom video conference as Lunch and a Book discusses:

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Oscar Wilde created his final and most lasting play, a comic masterpieces for all time, The Importance Of Being Earnest, in 1895. Considered one of the greatest, The Importance Of Being Earnest is a farce, playing with love, religion, and truth as it tells the tale of two men. Jack Worthing and Algernon Mon Crieff, bend the truth in order to add excitement to their lives.Jack invents an imaginary brother, Earnest, whom he uses as an excuse to escape from his dull country home and gallivant in town. Meanwhile, Algernon follows Jack's scam, but his imaginary friend, Bumbury, provides a convenient method of adventuring in the country. However, their deceptions eventually cross paths, resulting in a series of crises that threaten to spoil their romantic pursuits.Hailed as the first modern comedy in England, The Importance Of Being Earnest is Wilde's most famous work.

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