Published in French in 1961, and in English in 1964, How It Is is a novel in three parts, written in short paragraphs, which tell (abruptly, cajolingly, bleakly) of a narrator lying in the dark, in the mud, repeating his life as he hears it uttered - or remembered - by another voice. Told from within, from the dark, the story is tirelessly and intimately explicit about the feelings that pervade his world, but fragmentary and vague about all else therein or beyond. Together with Molloy, How It Is counts for many readers as ...

How It Is 2009, Faber & Faber, London

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How It Is 1994, Grove Press

ISBN-13: 9780802150660

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How it is 1972, Calder Publications Ltd, London

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How It is 1965, Grove/Atlantic

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How it is 1964, Calder Publications Ltd

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