Watt

Watt

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by Samuel Beckett
     
 

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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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714506104
Publisher:
Riverrun Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/1994
Pages:
255
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.80(d)

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Kenneth Rexroth
A step forward in the best possible medium for Beckett's vision -- the grim humor of Iphigenia in Taurus, Lear, Machiavelli's Mandragola, and Jonson's Volpone.

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