First Love and Other Novellas (Penguin Modern Classics)

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This new collection brings together First Love, The Calamative, The End and The Expelled; these four novellas are among the first major works of Beckett's decision to use French as his language of literary composition. Rich in verbal and situational humour, they offer a fascinating insight into many of the issues which preoccupied Beckett all his working life. As the first novella reveals, nobody writes with quite such cruel and unnervingly clever wit as Beckett...

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During his career as a playwright and novelist, Samuel Beckett redefined the artistic possibilities of writing in both forms. He won the Prix Formentor in 1961 and the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1969.

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Text: English, French (translation)

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