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By Edna O'Brien

3 ladies (mistress, spouse, and daughter) discover their ardour for a similar guy and confront the ways in which love can concurrently unencumber and entrap. This lyrical and desirable drama weaves jointly their tales to build the portrait of a guy throughout the eyes of the ladies who love him.

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Buenos dias or Buenas noches or no matter what they are saying … how was once Spain … I don’t desire a current … i've got every little thing i need … a what (laughing) a washboard … what do you're thinking that i'm … a scrubber. I’ve received a superb half … wager. good she’s a woman who is going into the wooded area along with her father who has been banished and he or she turns into a boy so that it will chastise enthusiasts … love is only a insanity … merits a dismal horse and a whipping … jealous … I’ve little need to be jealous, I’m getting married … he’s known as Jonathan and he’s a forester and he has not anything to do with writing … with theater … an earth guy. She laughs heartily. He has positioned down the telephone. She takes certainly one of her degree props and is going towards the steps, reveling in her triumph. She dons a scarf and walks everywhere in the degree, positive. MISTRESS   He was once within the 3rd row … gazing, looking at, after which prior to the tip he bought up and he used to be the following pleading, his hands out to raise me, to boost me down … he requested if Jonathan known as himself Jon for brief after which he took carry of my ribs and he mashed them and he stated “You comprehend fucking good that with me and also you it’s no longer appearing, it’s no longer theater, it’s now not writing, it’s no longer forestry, and it’s no longer Jonathan, and it’s no longer fake … the article I’d waited part a 12 months for … beaten my ribs so badly … I needed to put on a … truss … this dressing room grew to become our citadel … he would go away issues, his pc, his cigarettes, his shawl, ribs of his hair. (contrite) negative Jonathan. SCENE 11 motion alterations to Wife’s quarter, that is in darkness. A crash as spouse falls and diverse issues fall off the desk onto the ground. Daughter is available in and activates a mild. DAUGHTER   Mommy! Oh shit. WIFE   He’s seeing her back. DAUGHTER   Are you okay? WIFE   I don’t recognize … I don’t care. Daughter begins to aid her up. DAUGHTER   He’ll get bored of her; he constantly does. WIFE   He’s moved out a few of his assets … he’s making plans to depart us. DAUGHTER   So … we’ll need to get used to it … different girls do. WIFE   I’m no longer different ladies … he’s my existence … my rock … I’d fairly he died than lose him to her. DAUGHTER   That’s unwell. WIFE   exhibit me a little kindness for as soon as on your lifestyles … i do know what you assert approximately me … you and your pals … I’m silly and that i speak an excessive amount of and i've no gown experience, none. DAUGHTER   You’re imagining it. WIFE   (confidentially) I’ll inform you whatever Brandy that I’ve by no means advised you ahead of … i used to be joyful that you simply have been a daughter … simply because in case you have been a son he’d be extra jealous … moms and their sons have this factor. DAUGHTER   thank you a package. WIFE   (contrite) Brandy, we have been so chuffed … we have been so correct for every different … we have been inseparable … it was once like a hand in a glove … i used to be the glove and he used to be the hand after which he was once the glove and that i was once the hand. Oh, he replaced slowly yet definitely … he replaced. popularity, girls … girls idolizing him, in eating places arising to him and telling him how nice he used to be … Henry, so reticent. (tenderly) Small such things as the way in which his hair falls down over his face. Daughter will get her up and sits her on a chair, comforting her.

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