White people in their big shiny cars drive many kilometres with their sickness which I heal; sickness of the mind, body and of the soul. I charge a bit more for the soul'
At night, a young black boy is 'questioned' by a white South African policeman....
36 years later, when the truth is dug up, a tortured Jennifer watches over her dying husband. But does her maid Beauty have the power to 'save' him, and is the price of remembering a dreadful secret one that Jennifer is prepared to pay?
Bones is a ruthless excavation of South Africa in 2005, and in an age of threats, retribution and bloody revenge, it is an anthem for hope. A production directed by Adshead opened at the Bush Theatre in October 2006.
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|Size: ||1.9 MB|
|Publisher: ||Oberon Modern Plays|
|Date published: || 2006|
|ISBN: ||9781849438841 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|