First Love and Other Novellas

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Written in 1946, in what Beckett later called a frenzy of writing, these four novellas are among the first substantial works resulting from Beckett’s decision to use French as his language of literary composition.

ISBN: 9780141180151 Author: Beckett, Samuel Publisher: Penguin Classics Publication Date: 24th February 2000 Imprint: Penguin Classics Cover: Paperback Dewey: 843.912 (edition:22) Pages: 99 Language: English Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subjects: ,

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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