Watt Paperback – 21 May 2009
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Watt by Samuel Beckett - for the first time in Faber editions, a newly edited and corrected text of this classic novel.
About the Author
Samuel Beckett was born in Dublin in 1906 and graduated from Trinity College. He settled in Paris in 1937, after travels in Germany and periods of residence in London and Dublin. He remained in France during the Second World War and was active in the French Resistance. From the spring of 1946 his plays, novels, short fiction, poetry and criticism were largely written in French. With the production of En attendant Godot in Paris in 1953, Beckett's work began to achieve widespread recognition. During his subsequent career as a playwright and novelist in both French and English he redefined the possibilities of prose fiction and writing for the theatre. Samuel Beckett won the Prix Formentor in 1961 and the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1969. He died in Paris in December 1989.
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Seriously this is the worst case of pretentious rubbish I have ever come across. The story and concepts are barely understandable, and the whole thing is written in a too cleaver,... Read morePublished on 8 Jan. 2009 by H. T. Mason