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Samuel Beckett

Samuel Barclay Beckett (13 April 1906 – 22 December 1989) was an Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, and poet, who lived in Paris for most of his adult life and wrote in both English and French. His work offers a bleak, tragicomic outlook on human nature, often coupled with black comedy and gallows humour.

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    Humbly to ask a favour of people who are on the point of knocking your brains out sometimes produces good results.
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    Reality, whether approached imaginatively or empirically, remains a surface, hermetic.
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