One of the true masterpieces of the century.”Clive Barnes, The New York Times
One of the most noble and moving plays of our generation, a threnody of hope deceived and deferred but never extinguished; a play suffused with tenderness for the whole human perplexity; with phrases that come like a sharp stab of beauty and pain.”The Times (London)
Beckett is an incomparable spellbinder. He writes with rhetoric and music that . . . make a poet green with envy.”Stephen Spender
Reading Beckett for the first time is an experience like no other in modern literature.”Paul Auster
About the Author
Samuel Beckett was born on April 13, 1906, in Ireland. Best known for the classic Waiting for Godot, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1969. He spent most of his life in Paris and died there in 1989.