Book :: Waiting for Godot

Waiting for Godot
By: Samuel Beckett
Pages: 111
Published: 1952
Genre(s): Plays
Award(s): Nobel Prize in Literature (1969)
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From an inauspicious beginning at the tiny Left Bank Théâtre de Babylone in 1953, followed by bewilderment among American and British audiences, Waiting for Godot has become one of the most important and enigmatic plays of the past fifty years and a cornerstone of twentieth-century drama. As Clive Barnes wrote, ?Time catches up with genius. . . . Waiting for Godot is one of the masterpieces of...

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Fede Fede

Jan 27th, 2019

red13x red13x

An amusing play, easy and enjoyable enough to read.

Sep 9th, 2018

forline forline

Jan 5th, 2018

amessina3399 amessina3399

Honestly one of the best plays I've ever read--the absurdist viewpoints of the meaninglessness of life is portrayed through incredible drama and laugh-out-loud humor. It does take a lot of thought to read, but it's so worth it.

Jan 12th, 2017

bryanoz bryanoz

Jul 7th, 2015

crashman2 crashman2

Life's great choice and great sacrifice is molded into one of the most prolific allegories of our time.

Jan 23rd, 2015

sanayhs sanayhs

Jan 13th, 2015

willoyd willoyd

Dec 30th, 2014

acpac2004 acpac2004

Jul 25th, 2014

Joyce Beckett Joyce Beckett

has he come yet?

Sep 23rd, 2013

Keith Keith

Jul 30th, 2013

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