More Pricks Than Kicks
ISBN: 080215137X
EAN13: 9780802151377
Language: English
Pages: 192
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Select Format Format: Paperback Select Conditions Condition: Good


Format: Paperback

Condition: Good

Almost Gone!
Only 2 at this price.

Select Conditions
  • Good $3.88 More Pricks Than Kicks
Book Overview
Samuel Beckett, the recipient of the 1969 Nobel Prize for Literature and one of the greatest writers of our century, first published these ten short stories in 1934; they originally formed part of an unfinished novel. They trace the career of the first of Beckett's antiheroes, Belacqua Shuah. Belacqua is a student, a philanderer, and a failure, and Beckett portrays the various aspects of his troubled existence: he studies Dante, attempts an ill-fated courtship, witnesses grotesque incidents in the streets of Dublin, attends vapid parties, endures his marriage, and meets his accidental death. These early stories point to the qualities of precision, restraint, satire, and poetry found in Beckett's mature works, and reveal the beginning stages of Beckett's underlying theme of bewilderment in the face of suffering.

Frequently Asked Questions About More Pricks Than Kicks

What should you read after More Pricks Than Kicks? Here is a list of books to read if you read and loved More Pricks Than Kicks

Book Reviews (0)

  |   0  reviews
Did you read More Pricks Than Kicks? Please provide your feedback and rating to help other readers.
Write Review

No customer reviews for the moment.