Molloy/Malone Dies/The Unnamable

Classic Literature & Fiction

Author: Samuel Beckett

Fiction. The Trilogy has always been considered the central work of Samuel Beckett’s fiction (winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, 1969), the three novels that have been most admired and have received the greatest amount of critical comment, just as Waiting for Godot written in the same period of concentrated creativity between 1947 and 1949, is central to Beckett’s d….Read More

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