An Inspector Calls

[An Inspector Calls]
Year: 
1945
Type: 
Public: 
Publisher: 
Penguin
Year of publication: 
2001
Moral assessment: 
Type: Literature
Nothing inappropriate.
Some morally inappropriate content.
Contains significant sections contrary to faith or morals.
Contains some lurid passages, or presents a general ideological framework that could confuse those without much Christian formation.
Contains several lurid passages, or presents an ideological framework that is contrary or foreign to Christian values.
Explicitly contradicts Catholic faith or morals, or is directed against the Church and its institutions.
Literary quality: 
Recommendable: 
Transmits values: 
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The rating of the different categories comes from the opinion of Delibris' collaborators

"An Inspector Calls" is a short play about a young woman who has died in an infirmary after ingesting disinfectant. A family dinner party is held and is interrupted by the arrival of an inspector investigating the suicide of a young woman and seeing if there is a link between the two deaths. The work is full of surprising twists.

The author was born in Bradford, England, in 1894 and died in 1984. He served in the Infantry in the First World War and went on to study in Cambridge, before settling in London. The play is a psychological mystery drama.

Author: Cliff Cobb, United Kingdom
Update on: Apr 2023