By Sam Shepard
A solitary guy digs a gap within the flooring, close to a lifeless horse. Amidst the litter of meals and gear stands Hobart Struther, who has ridden the entire manner out to the center of nowhere on a holy challenge. yet at some point into his "Great Sojourn," issues are having a look bleak. His horse has choked to demise, he's miles clear of civilization, and there's now not an individual round to speak to -- except himself. As Hobart examines his upward thrust -- how he outfitted an enormous paintings assortment whereas ensconced in a comfy Park road way of life -- he digs deep into his personal background, unearthing truths approximately his prior whereas nonetheless suffering to discover the solutions he wishes. With Shepard's linguistic aptitude, sophisticated humor, and probing insights, Kicking a lifeless Horse is an invigorating addition to the works of 1 of America's so much cutting edge playwrights.
From the alternate Paperback edition.