“Two hours ago a young woman died in the Infirmary…she’d swallowed a lot of strong disinfectant. Burnt her inside out…”
Arthur Birling, a prosperous manufacturer, is holding a family dinner party to celebrate his daughter’s engagement. Into this cosy scene intrudes the harsh figure of a police inspector investigating the suicide of a young working-class woman. Under interrogation, every member of the family turns out to have a shameful secret which links them with her death.
- Schools edition of An Inspector Calls
- For students aged 14-16
- Suitable for students studying for GCSE English Literature qualifications from Pearson Edexcel, AQA, OCR and Eduqas
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