By Edward Bond
THE CRIME OF THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY: The earlier has been abolished and geography - even the sky - is modified. a girl lives in an enormous wilderness of white rubble. A tiny staff of individuals comes looking a hiding position - and is uncovered to the private questions of human existence.
OLLY'S felony: a typical urban flat. night. a guy attempts to speak to his daughter. she is going to no longer resolution. Slowly their global turns to tragedy and a seek starts that lasts for years.
COFFEE: a tender guy on my own in a room. A stranger enters. jointly they trip right into a darkish forest...When the lads go back to the sunlight global, they're thinking about a trivial incident. it's rarely greater than a gesture - but it truly is anything that after occurred and in its triviality captures the background of our century and confronts us with the inner most questions on ourselves.
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