Samuel Beckett. The Last Modernist (1996)
Book ID: 64465
Samuel Beckett. The Last Modernist. London: Harper Collins, 1996. First Edition. Pp, ix, 645. Illustrated with plates. Neat gift inscription to front free endpaper, otherwise a nice bright copy.
Signed by photographer John Minihan who’s photographs appear on the dust jacket.
Spanning nearly the whole of the twentieth century, Beckett’s life was full of romantic, exciting incidents and fascinating characters such as James Joyce and Peggy Guggenheim. Cronin regards Beckett as the last of the great modernists and discusses his life and work in this context.