By Sam Shepard

Those 3 performs by way of Pulitzer Prize winner Sam Shepard are daring, explosive, and eventually redemptive dramas propelled by way of relations secrets and techniques and illuminated by means of a looking intelligence.

In The past due Henry Moss–which premiered in San Francisco, starring Sean Penn and Nick Nolte–two estranged brothers confront the earlier as they piece jointly the drunken fishing day trip that preceded their father’s death.

In Eyes for Consuela, in response to Octavio Paz’s vintage tale “The Blue Bouquet,” a touring American encounters a knife-toting Mexican bandit on a grotesque quest.

In while the realm used to be eco-friendly, cowritten with Joseph Chaikin, a journalist looking for her father interviews an outdated guy who resolved a generations-old vendetta by way of murdering the incorrect guy. jointly, those performs shape a strong trio from a permanent strength in American theater.

Show description

Read Online or Download The Late Henry Moss, Eyes for Consuela, When the World Was Green: Three Plays PDF

Similar Fiction books

Hadrian's Wall

A fusion of Steven Pressfield's Gates of fireplace and the motion picture Braveheart; a unique of historic conflict, deadly politics, and the ultimate nice conflict of Roman and Celtic tradition.

For 3 centuries, the stone barrier we all know as Hadrian's Wall shielded Roman Britain from the unconquered barbarians of the island's northern highlands. but if Valeria, a senator's daughter, is shipped to the Wall for an prepared marriage to an aristocratic officer in 367 advert, her trip unleashes jealousy, ardour and epic conflict. Valeria's new husband, Marcus, has supplanted the brutally effective veteran soldier Galba as commander of the famed Petriana cavalry. but Galba insists on escorting the bride–to–be on her trip to the Wall. Is he filing to accountability? Or plotting revenge? and what's the mysterious previous of the good-looking barbarian chieftain Arden Caratacus, who springs from ambush and who turns out to understand lots of hated Rome?

As sharp because the fringe of a spatha sword and as piercing as a Celtic arrow, Hadrian's Wall inspires a misplaced international of Roman beliefs and barbaric romanticism.

Their Eyes Were Watching God

“A deeply soulful novel that comprehends love and cruelty, and separates the large humans from the small of center, with no ever wasting sympathy for these unfortunates who don’t understand how to stay safely. ” —Zadie SmithOne of crucial and enduring books of the 20 th century, Their Eyes have been staring at God brings to lifestyles a Southern love tale with the wit and pathos came across merely within the writing of Zora Neale Hurston.

Center of Gravity: Star Carrier: Book Two (Star Carrier Series)

Middle of Gravity is the second one booklet within the explosive superstar provider sequence via Ian Douglas—and a wide ranging new excessive in army sf, the most powerful of the technology fiction subgenres. Battlestar Galactica lovers will adore this saga of final struggle in deep house, as humankind dangers its very destiny, struggling with an unlimited alien evil empire in an effort to in achieving transcendence and develop into an enormous strength within the universe.

Funny Boy: A Novel

An evocative coming-of-age novel approximately starting to be up homosexual in Sri Lanka through the Tamil-Sinhalese conflict—one of the country’s so much turbulent and lethal classes. Arjie is “funny. ”The moment son of a privileged family members in Sri Lanka, he prefers staging make-believe marriage ceremony pageants along with his girl cousins to fighting balls with the opposite boys.

Additional info for The Late Henry Moss, Eyes for Consuela, When the World Was Green: Three Plays

Show sample text content

What percentage “greats”? O. M. : Nobody's certain anymore. it has been goodbye. INT. : And what was once the difficulty with this mule? O. M. : He'd been breaking out of his pen and consuming the neighbor's vegetation. INT. : I see. So your great-great-great-great-grandfather could not maintain him in? O. M. : No. And one day—this one specific day, the birds have been making a song, the sunlight used to be out, there wasn't a cloud within the sky— the mule fell over useless in entrance of my grandfather's plow. He simply dropped lifeless. INT. : middle assault? O. M. : Poison. INT. : Poison? O. M. : certain. His tongue used to be swollen the scale of a loaf of bread. INT. : Who poisoned him? O. M. : The neighbor. A relatives. They have been regarding us, yet they grew to become our enemy on that day. they've got consistently been our enemy. All this time. INT. : Generations. O. M. : convinced. ceaselessly. INT. : And the fellow you killed—the unsuitable man—you idea he was once a part of this kin. O. M. : i used to be certain of it. i might been monitoring him all my lifestyles. INT. : however the guy you murdered was once the inaccurate guy. O. M. : that is what they are saying, certain. INT. : How might that ensue? O. M. : i have requested myself an analogous query. He was once constantly disguising himself, altering his identification, as a way to trick me. it seems that he did. INT. : and also you poisoned the fellow? the inaccurate guy? O. M. : sure. INT. : You concocted the poison your self? that is what they stated within the paper. O. M. : certain. i'm a prepare dinner. A chef. i do know approximately this stuff. INT. : so that you positioned the poison in his foodstuff. O. M. : convinced. Potatoes. Potatoes are least difficult. INT. : yet you killed the inaccurate guy. O. M. : that is what they inform me. It makes no distinction now. INT. : What do you suggest? O. M. : it truly is performed. it is complete. i have exhausted myself. INT. : do not you are feeling a few remorse? regret? fairly because the guy was once thoroughly blameless. O. M. : No. simply exhaustion. INT. : Did you speak with the victim's relations? O. M. : No. i do not are looking to see an individual. i did not are looking to see you. How did you get in? who're you, precisely? INT. : i am writing a narrative on you. O. M. : What tale? INT. : the tale of ways you got here to do that factor. O. M. : it isn't attention-grabbing. INT. : To me it truly is. O. M. : Why? Why may you have an interest in me? INT. : You job my memory of myself. O. M. : How? you are younger. simply starting. INT. : i have additionally been on a look for decades. O. M. : what kind of seek? INT. : My father disappeared while i used to be very younger. O. M. : Oh, I see. and you have been attempting to find him? INT. : convinced. i have never-ending clues. that is why i used to be attracted to your case. You tracked this guy your entire lifestyles. O. M. : certain. yet it isn't a similar. i used to be born into it. Destined. INT. : while did you first examine that you just have been speculated to kill him? O. M. : whilst i used to be 5 years outdated. My father advised me I needed to kill him. INT. : Did he describe the sufferer to you? O. M. : convinced. He was once my cousin, so I already knew him. We grew up jointly. We have been within the similar tuition. INT. : You have been cousins? O. M. : convinced. comparable through blood via my mom. INT. : You have been an identical age? O. M. : certain. INT. : And did this boy be aware of that you just meant to kill him? again should you have been little ones jointly. O. M. : Oh, convinced. Our households either knew. It used to be a online game we performed. Disguises. Hiding. We made jokes approximately it.

Rated 4.54 of 5 – based on 9 votes