The book is a biting sitire on the decay of capitalism.It is descended from Gay's Beggars Opera via Brecht's reworking of it which he called the Threepenny Opera.It is set in London circa 1900 and the crooked deals concern Boer War supplies. Today Brecht is still considered by many to have been one of the most controversial figures in European theatre
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Book Description Penguin Classic, 1961. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140015159
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1972. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140015159