Endgame: A Play in One Act, Followed by Act Without Words, a Mime for One Player

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Grove Press, 1958 - Drama - 91 pages
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Samuel Beckett was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature n 1969; his literary output of plays, novels, stories and poetry has earned him an uncontested place as one of the greatest writers of our time. "Endgame, " originally written in French and translated into English by Beckett himself, is considered by many critics to be his greatest single work. A pinnacle of Beckett's characteristic raw minimalism, it is a pure and devastating distillation of the human essence in the face of approaching death.

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User Review  - phredfrancis - LibraryThing

I'm rating this based on the script for Endgame, which I think is scarier and funnier than Waiting for Godot. It's essential Beckett, so if you don't know what you're getting into, my advice is to be ... Read full review

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User Review  - hovercraftofeels - LibraryThing

Often considered a condensed dramatic version of Beckett's Three Novels, Endgame is a meditation on the futility of life and its intricacies. Stylistically, one could classify this play as part of the ... Read full review

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