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Michael Kile is a writer with a special interest in the theatre, Jungian psychoanalysis, and comparative religion. His most recent works are The Gambler (1998); a radio play, The Witch Hunter (1998); and a book, No Room at Nature's Mighty Feast - Reflections on the Growth of Humankind. He is a graduate in Jacobean Drama and Philosophy from the University of Western Australia; and also has a Master of Science Degree from Imperial College, University of London.
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The Gambler is an adaptation for the stage of Fyodor Dostoevsky's 1866 novella, The Gambler. It is a satirical drama about addictive gambling, set in the fictional European casino city of Roulettenburg.The play follows the fluctuating fortunes of Aleski, a 25-year-old Russian tutor, at roulette and in his romance with Polina, the step daughter of the indebted general Zagoryansky.While the play is set in 19th-century Europe, its lessons are universal - and apply especially to contemporary Australia, where we are witnessing the growing social costs of our new casino culture.
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