In 1933, the same year Hitler came to power in Germany, a twenty-seven year-old Samuel Beckett watched as his father passed from this world into the next. On his deathbed, his father's final words to Beckett were "fight fight fight" and "what a morning." Though his father's gallows humor expressed itself in many of the plays Beckett wrote, ultimately Beckett came to his own conclusions about death. The ending lines of his last play may well be a response to his father's final words: "It is winter./Without journey./Time ...

Beckett in an Hour 2010, In an Hour Books, Hanover, N.H

ISBN-13: 9781936232086

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