By Henrik Ibsen
Whilst Dr. Thomas Stockmann learns that the well-known and financially profitable baths in his domestic city are infected, he insists they be close down for pricey upkeep. Ridiculed and persecuted by means of the townsfolk for his honesty, he's declared an "enemy of the people." a robust drama by way of the "father of recent drama."
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An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen