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Mary Rose

by J. M. Barrie

The play revolves around the character of Mary Rose, a young girl who disappears while on a trip to a Scottish island with her parents. She mysteriously reappears years later with no memory of what happened to her in the interim, causing great distress for her family and loved ones. The play is a mixture of mystery, romance, and supernatural elements, exploring themes such as love, loss, and the passage of time. It has been praised for its haunting and eerie atmosphere, as well as its unique take on the concept of time and memory. J. M. Barrie is a renowned Scottish author best known for creating the beloved character of Peter Pan. "Mary Rose" is considered one of his lesser-known works but has still garnered critical acclaim for its haunting and mysterious story. The play has been adapted into several film and radio adaptations, and continues to be performed in theaters around the world.

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