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Malone dies : a novel

Author: Samuel Beckett
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, ©1956.
Series: Evergreen book, E-39.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An old man is dying in a room. His bowl of soup comes, his pots are emptied. He waits to die. And while he waits, he constructs stories, mainly to pass the time. Saposcat, the Lambert family, Macmann and his nurse Moll. Other figures weave in and out of his vision and his imagination"--Publisher's web site.
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Genre/Form: Experimental fiction
Fiction
English fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989.
Malone dies.
New York, Grove Press [1956]
(OCoLC)840793048
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Beckett
ISBN: 0802151175 9780802151179
OCLC Number: 3325656
Language Note: Translated into English from the French by the author.
Awards: Commended for Spectrum Awards (Novel) 2004
Description: 120 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Evergreen book, E-39.
Other Titles: Malone meurt.
Responsibility: Samuel Beckett ; translated from the French by the author.

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