Tag Archives: Samuel Beckett

Novels I of Samuel Beckett

Edited by Paul Auster, this four-volume set of Beckett’s canon has been designed by award winner Laura Lindgren. Available individually, as well as in…

Nohow On

“This is the most wonderful prose I have ever read by [Beckett]—sleek, ironic, gloom-cadenced, self-dissolving—and perhaps the most wonderful prose I have ever read.”…

Murphy

“The humor and tragedy of Murphy’s search for his own self has been set down in the brilliant, highly individual style that also distinguishes…

More Pricks Than Kicks

“It is in the vaudeville aspect that his exuberance gleams, and it is his exuberance – even the exuberance of his despair – that…

Molloy

‘samuel Beckett is one of the great playwrights of our age. . . . As a novelist he is just as important. His novels,…

Mercier and Camier

“A comedy of high style, terser and, I think, funnier than any of his other novels.” —A. Alvarez, The Observer (London)

How It Is

“The absolute sureness of design. . . built phrase by phrase into a beautifully and tightly wrought structure–a few dozen expressions permuted with deliberate…