The Lark by Jean Anouilh

72 pages first pub 1952 (editions)

fiction play challenging reflective slow-paced


Chapman, writing in the New York News called The Lark: "a beautiful, beautiful play It is always the story of a simple girl who became an inspired warrior and then was tried by the church but there have been several ways of telling it. Anouilh's w...

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Community Reviews Summary of 34 reviews


challenging 66%
dark 33%
emotional 33%
funny 33%
informative 33%
lighthearted 33%
reflective 33%


slow 33%
medium 33%
fast 33%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 50% | Plot: 50%

Strong character development?

No: 100%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 50%

Diverse cast of characters?

N/A: 50% | No: 50%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 50%

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