The Seafarer: A Novel - Act 1, Scene 1 - Scene 2, pages 28 - 47 Summary & Analysis

Conor McPherson
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After Richard decides to make a shopping list, they start calling out the types and amounts of alcohol that they need. This shopping list focuses on mostly alcohol. After the list has been compiled and Miller has been ordered for Nicky Giblin, Ivan and Richard leave out the back way to check if the winos are there. Sharky leaves as he thinks about the letter from the wife Miriam. Scene 1 ends.

At the start of Scene 2, Richard and Sharky come down the stairs. The time is now evening. Sharky tries to tap on the light under the Sacred Heart, but it does not turn on. Sharky sees two presents under the Christmas tree. Sharky’s mood is angry and sullen. Richard has had a few drinks and needs his help. Richard has invited his friend Nicky Giblin over to...

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