Collected together here is a selection of six plays by Norwayâs most famous playwright, arguably one the greatest playwrights of all-time, Henrik Ibsen. In the first play of the volume, âPillars of Societyâ, Ibsen relates the story of Karsten Bernick, whose ambitious plan to connect his small coastal town by railway is jeopardized when his past comes back to haunt him. In the second play, âA Dollâs Houseâ, we have the story of Nora Helmer, who has secretly borrowed a large sum of money to help her husband recover from a serious illness, by forging her fatherâs signature, and the turmoil that it causes in her life and marriage. The third play, âGhostsâ, is an intense psychological drama concerning Helen Alving, a wealthy widow, and her son Oswald, who suffers the tragic consequences of his late fatherâs infidelity. In the fourth play, âAn Enemy of the Peopleâ, Ibsen explores the animosity that can befall someone whose actions, while in the best interest of the public good, threaten the economic well being of a community. Fifthly there is âHedda Gablerâ, the story of a self-centered and manipulative woman who has grown bored of her new marriage to the kind and reliable George. Lastly in âThe Master Builderâ Ibsen tells the tale of Halvard Solness, a successful small town architect who is encouraged to confront his acrophobia, with tragic consequences. This edition is printed on premium acid-free paper.