There's one part that had me laughing out loud.
From this commonplace beginning, Samuel Beckett weaves a most uncommon tale that can perhaps only be accurately described as...well, Beckettian.
He intends to reveal life cannot be categorized, or at least should not be and the search for meaning is frustrating, but not meaningless.
It is humorous and unforgettable, it elevates the ordinary to both the comic and symbolic. The climax of the book is the ultimate comment on life, witty and meaningless - a... Read morePublished 22 days ago by Meunier
The book came in excellent condition. The camera could have been much more because of its antique factor. Thank you so much for this great buy.Published 11 months ago by kt
Samuel Beckett's "Watt" is unlike anything else you will read in English literature. Embracing the concept of the absurd at its most absurd, Beckett tells- in the most roundabout,... Read morePublished on June 18, 2012 by PuroShaggy
If you were always intrigued by a Beckett's reputation but were afraid to crack open one of his novels, relax and start reading this one. You'll laugh till it hurts.Published on March 19, 2011 by Shem 29
Well first of all there's this:
"For when on Sam the sun shone bright, then in a vacuum panted Watt, and when Watt like a leaf was tossed, then stumbled Sam in the... Read more
Longer than but at a faster pace than "Murphy" if not the prose trilogy that followed, this dismantled novel written during WWII in France by its underground author features less... Read morePublished on May 28, 2009 by John L Murphy
"Watt" is my favorite Beckett novel for a number of reasons: it's funnier than the Trilogy and better constructed (not to mention more original) than Murphy; unlike e.g. Read morePublished on August 5, 2008 by Sarang Gopalakrishnan
Disregard what has been written, in other reviews, about Watt...simply read it, simply continue to read it.
Beckett is always and essentially unreadable. Read more