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Speaking In Tongues

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Description for Speaking In Tongues Paperback. When a woman disappears, four marriages become entangled in a web of love, deceit, sex and death. Who will survive? Num Pages: 96 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 123 x 9. Weight in Grams: 116.

A powerful study of infidelity and interwoven lives, filmed as the award-winning Lantana.

A woman disappears. Four marriages become entangled in a web of love, deceit, sex and death. Who will survive?

Nine parallel lives – interlocked by four infidelities, one missing person and a mysterious stiletto – are woven through a fragmented series of confessionals and interrogations that gradually reveal a darker side of human nature.

Andrew Bovell's play Speaking in Tongues was first performed in August 1996 in a production by Griffin Theatre Company at The Stables, Sydney, Australia. It was later adapted by Bovell ... Read more

The play was first performed in the UK at Hampstead Theatre, London, in June 2000, and was revived at the Duke of York's Theatre in the West End in September 2009.

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About Andrew Bovell
Andrew Bovell is a critically acclaimed Australian playwright and screenwriter. His theatre credits include Things I Know To Be True (Frantic Assembly and the State Theatre Company of South Australia, 2016); The Secret River (Sydney Theatre Company, 2013 Sydney Festival and 2016 national tour, winner of six Helpmann Awards including Best Play, as well as Best New ... Read more

Reviews for Speaking In Tongues
'Bovell explores love, marriage, strangeness, intimacy, trust, betrayal, obsession, self-punishment and detachment with generous emotional intelligence'
'Clever, provocative, elliptically resonant'
New York Times

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