By Tennessee Williams
Christmas 1982: Cornelius and Bella McCorkle of Pascagoula, Mississippi, go back domestic one hour of darkness in a thunderstorm from the Memphis funeral in their older son to a home and a lifestyles actually falling apart--daughter Joanie is in an insane asylum and their more youthful son Charlie is upstairs having intercourse together with his pregnant, holy-roller female friend because the McCorkles input. Cornelius, who has political pursuits and a litany of illnesses, is making an attempt to discover a large number of moonshine cash his mild spouse Bella has hidden someplace of their collapsing condominium, yet his noisy efforts are disrupted through a circulate of exceptional characters, either residing and dead.
While Williams frequently used drama to show desire and desperation in human hearts, it was once via this darkish, expressionistic comedy, which he known as a "Southern gothic spook sonata," that he was once top in a position to chronicle his imaginative and prescient of the delicate kingdom of our global.
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