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Synopsis:

In prose possessed of the radically stripped-down beauty and ferocious wit that characterize his work, this early novel by Nobel Prize winner Samuel Beckett recounts the grotesque and improbable adventures of a fantastically logical Irish servant and his master. Watt is a beautifully executed black comedy that, at its core, is rooted in the powerful and terrifying vision that made Beckett one of the most influential writers of the twentieth century.

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ISBN:
9780802151407
Author:
Beckett, Samuel
Publisher:
Grove Press
Author:
Beckett
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Experimental fiction
Subject:
Black humor (Literature)
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Beckett, Samuel
Publication Date:
19940131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.38 in 10 oz

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In prose possessed of the radically stripped-down beauty and ferocious wit that characterize his work, this early novel by Nobel Prize winner Samuel Beckett recounts the grotesque and improbable adventures of a fantastically logical Irish servant and his master. Watt is a beautifully executed black comedy that, at its core, is rooted in the powerful and terrifying vision that made Beckett one of the most influential writers of the twentieth century.
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