The Invisible Hand

Ayad Akhtar(Methuen)

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We are prisoners of a corrupt country of our own makingAmerican banker Nick Bright knows that his freedom comes at a price.

Confined to a cell within the depths of rural Pakistan, every second counts.

Who will decide his fate?

His captors, or the whims of the market

Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright Ayad Akhtar has written an intense, fast-moving political thriller, which lays bare the raw, unfettered power of global finance

The Invisible Hand received its world premiere at the New York Theatre Workshop on 8 December 2014 and its Uk premiere at the Tricycle Theatre, London, on 12 May 2016.

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