How It Is

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A sensitive reader who journey through How It Is will leave the book convinced that the author says more that is relevant to experience in our time than Shakespeare does in Macbeth. A wonderful book, written in the sparest of prose.
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1994 Trade paperback New. No remainder marks. Slight shelf wear. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 147 p. Beckett, Samuel. Audience: General/trade.

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A sensitive reader who journey through How It Is will leave the book convinced that the author says more that is relevant to experience in our time than Shakespeare does in Macbeth. A wonderful book, written in the sparest of prose.
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Webster Schott
It is one thing to be informed by Shakespeare that life "is a tale told by an idiot, signifying nothing"; it is something else to encounter the idea literally presented in a novel by Samuel Beckett. But I am reasonably certain that a sensitive reader who journeys through How It Is will leave the book convinced that Beckett says more that is relevant to our experience in our time than Shakespeare does in MacBeth. It should come as no surprise if a decade or so hence How It Is is praised as a masterpiece of modern literature. This poetic novel is Beckett at his height.
Alan Pryce-Jones
A wonderful book, written in the sparest of prose...Beckett is one of the rare creative minds in our time.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780802150660
  • Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/28/1994
  • Series: Beckett, Samuel
  • Pages: 147
  • Product dimensions: 5.33 (w) x 8.16 (h) x 0.42 (d)

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