'Nothing happens, nobody comes, nobody goes, it is terrible
.' (Jean Anouilh's judgement of the first production at the Theatre Babylone in 1953
Here, for the first time, the reader can watch it unfold simultaneously in two languages. (Irish Post
2006-08-19)Academics and students have been waiting a couple of generations for something of this kind and are likely to snap up the edition like hot cakes
... For a great lover of language and the inheritor of Joyce's mantle, sound can be almost as important as meaning and it can be instructive, to switch across the page on occasion and red the other language ... In sum, this is an amazing play in which every word counts. (Philip Fisher The British Theatre Guide
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Waiting for Godot: A Tragicomedy in Two Acts by Samuel Beckett is a wonderfully surreal and thought provoking black comedy from the winner of the Nobel Prize and author of plays such as Murphy and Endgame.