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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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Here is the great masterpiece of prose by Irish legend and Nobel laureate Beckett. At times it is a disturbingly funny sojourn through the devastation of mortality. Other times it leaves you feverish and paranoid about the horrors of simplicity and the whimsy of life. Beckett was a genius whose attention to detail left nothing untouched. In this trilogy, three pure works of literature that cannot be separated from each other, he broke down the barriers of minimalist prose and built a giant monument to the human condition. Each time I read this collection of novels I am less and less sure of whether I should be laughing, crying, or even breathing.
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Few works of contemporary literature are so universally acclaimed as central to our understanding of the human experience as Nobel Prize winner Samuel Beckett's famous trilogy, consisting of Molloy, Malone Dies, and The Unnamable.

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"Beckett is one of the most positive writers alive. Behind all his mournful blasphemies against man there is real love. And he is genuine: every sentence is written as if it had been lived." New York Times Book Review

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ISBN:
9780802150912
Subtitle:
Molloy, Malone Dies, The Unnamable
Author:
Beckett, Samuel
Publisher:
Grove Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Novels and novellas
Subject:
British and irish fiction (fictional works by
Subject:
Translations into english
Subject:
Manners and customs
Subject:
Beckett, Samuel
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Beckett, Samuel
Publication Date:
19940118
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
414
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.38 in 16 oz

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"Staff Pick" by ,

Here is the great masterpiece of prose by Irish legend and Nobel laureate Beckett. At times it is a disturbingly funny sojourn through the devastation of mortality. Other times it leaves you feverish and paranoid about the horrors of simplicity and the whimsy of life. Beckett was a genius whose attention to detail left nothing untouched. In this trilogy, three pure works of literature that cannot be separated from each other, he broke down the barriers of minimalist prose and built a giant monument to the human condition. Each time I read this collection of novels I am less and less sure of whether I should be laughing, crying, or even breathing.

"Review" by , "Beckett is one of the most positive writers alive. Behind all his mournful blasphemies against man there is real love. And he is genuine: every sentence is written as if it had been lived."
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