An Inspector Calls

About An Inspector Calls

An Inspector Calls is a psychologically adept work and an engaging play. This mystery explores the strange changes that take place in human beings when their consciences are affected. In an English industrial city, a young girl commits suicide and an eminently respectable British family is subject to a routine inquiry in connection with the death. An Inspector Calls to interrogate the family, and during the course of his questioning, all members of the group are implicated lightly or deeply, in the girl's undoing. The family members, apparently close-knit and friendly at the beginning of the evening, are ultimately shown to be selfish, self-centered or cowardly. The family good humor turns to acid, and good fellowship to dislike, before the evening is over.