Samuel Beckett
 

 

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Samuel Beckett 1906-1989

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Born in Dublin. From 1930 onwards he lived mostly in Paris. In 1938 he was stabbed while walking in the street and almost died. He stayed in Paris during the war and was awarded the Croix de Guerre for his work with the Resistance. His early works were written in English but his later works were written in French and then translated by himself into English. In 1969 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. His works include: More Pricks than Kicks, Murphy, Molloy, Malone Dies, The Unnamable, Waiting for Godot, Krapp’s Last Tape, Endgame, How It Is and Eh Joe. He is buried in Paris.

Further information, location and directions to the grave are to be found in "The End - An Illustrated Guide to the Graves of Irish Writers".  Click here to order a copy of this book