Samuel Beckett


originally published:
Paris : The Hours Press

One of 300 numbered copies, this copy out of series and inscribed by Beckett to his aunt's brother-in-law. This copy was offered by Christie's auction house in 2002. Image courtesy of


  • First Book(1930)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 4/13/1906
died: 12/22/1989
born as: Samuel Beckett
nationality: Ireland

Author, critic, and playwright who in 1969 won the Nobel Prize for Literature. He wrote in both French and English and is perhaps best known for his preoccupation with essential issues of the human condition--existence and communication.

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