Samuel Beckett


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  • ''Watt had watched people smile and thought he understood how it was done.''
    Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. First published in 1953. The narrator, in Watt, p. 25, Grove Press (1959).
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  • ''The only thing you must never speak of is your happiness.''
    Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. First published in 1953. Malone, in Malone Dies, p. 100, Grove Press (1970).
  • ''Watt's concern, deep as it appeared, was not after all what the figure was, in reality, but with what the figure appeared to be, in reality.''
    Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. First published in 1953. The narrator, in Watt, p. 227, Grove Press (1959).

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