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Author : Samuel Beckett
Publisher : Faber And Faber
ISBN# : 978-0-571-24473-7
Pages : 144
Price :INR 730
Offer Price:INR 650
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Book Description
These four last prose fictions by Samuel Beckett were originally published individually, and their composition spanned the final decade of his life. In Company a solitary hearer lying in blackness calls up images from the far-off past. Ill Seen Ill Said meditates upon an old woman living out her last days alone in an isolated snow-bound cottage, watched over by twelve mysterious sentinels. In Worstward Ho, a breathless speaker unravels the sense of things, acting out the unending injunction to `Try again. Fail again. Fail better.` And Stirrings Still, published in the Guardian a few months before Beckett`s death in 1989, is the last prose work and testament of `this great soothsayer of the age, and of the aged` (Christopher Ricks).The present edition includes several short prose texts (Heard in the Dark I & II, One Evening, The Way, Ceiling) which represent work in progress or works ancillary to the composition of these late masterpieces.
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