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  • Editor
    Eka Chkadua
  • Editorial Director
    David Abuladze

Chemo Mezholia

My Redbreast (Sorrowfully, very sorrowfully comedy)

Published by David Abuladze, Ekaterina Chkadua in Tbilisi, Georgia .
Written in Georgian.

About the Edition

My Redbreast (Sorrowfully, very sorrowfully comedy) is a 2012 play by Georgian playwright Mikho Mosulishvili.

Table of Contents

Plot synopsis
Sopho returns from America, where she had been for the last twelve years, for the death anniversary of her husband. She finds that her school friend, Shoka, is pregnant. Moreover, it turns out that her husband, Chito, had not died. He married Shoka and his tombstone in their yard was just a means of extorting money from Sopho.
The husband, friend and even her son (Toko) had to cheat Sopho to take money from her and pay for the interest for the apartment, which they had put in the bank.
They were alarmed by Sopho's unexpected arrival.
Sopho decides not to go to America, although her son Toko manages to bring to Georgia old Baxter, whom his mother was taking care in the States. He wants his mother to take care of him Georgia, so as not to los money.
Sopho refuses to look after Baxter and makes her family members care for him. Baxter, in this way "punishes" idlers - Chito, Shoka da Toko.
Baxter intends to propose to Sopho, but since she was supporting the idlers. he concludes that she was like them.
In the final scene the persons are close to the Celestial Court. There roles change - Sopho and Baxter care for Chito, Shoka and Toko who are confined to invalid chairs. Baxter O'Sullivan names Sopho as "My redbreast" and from here occurs play heading.
Sopho — Chito's first wife, age 42
Chito — The speculator, Valiko Chitorelidze, age 44
Shoka — Chito's second wife, age 42
Toko — Chito's son, age 27
Baxter O'Sullivan — age 69
Alice O'Sullivan — daughter of Baxter O'Sullivan, age 35

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Number of pages
16,5 x 12,2 x 0,8 centimeters
45 grams

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