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Author: Samuel Beckett; Steven Connor; A2/SW/HK (Firm)
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2010.
Series: Revue des lettres modernes., Samuel Beckett.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The third of Beckett's post-war novels, after Molloy and Malone Dies, The Unnamable was first published in French, and in Beckett's English in 1958. 'Like a great horned owl in an aviary', the unnamable narrator - so named because he knows not who he may be - sits nowhere and speaks of previous selves ('all these Murphys, Molloys, and Malones do not fool me') as so many diversions from the need to stop speaking  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations from French
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Beckett; Steven Connor; A2/SW/HK (Firm)
ISBN: 9780571244645 0571244645
OCLC Number: 658058545
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: Cover design and bespoke typefaces by A2/SW/HK.
Description: xxxvii, 134 pages : facsimile ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Revue des lettres modernes., Samuel Beckett.
Responsibility: Samuel Beckett ; edited by Steven Connor.

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The Unnamable - so named because he knows not who he may be - is from a nameless place. He speaks of previous selves ('all these Murphys, Molloys, and Malones...') as diversions from the need to stop  Read more...

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