A Country Road, A Tree

A Country Road, A Tree

Book - 2016
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Samuel Beckett is a young writer living in Paris - intoxicated by new friendships with James Joyce and the other writers and artists making the vibrant city their creative home - when war breaks out in 1939.
Publisher: Toronto :, Random House Canada,, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780345816382
Characteristics: 289 pages ;,25 cm.

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Jul 03, 2017

I really enjoyed this imaging (based on her research) of Beckett's time during the Second World War. If you are a Beckett or Joyce fan, you will appreciate it, and even if you know nothing of them, the rigors of everyday life in France at the time is well told.

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uncommonreader
Apr 15, 2017

I really enjoyed Baker's imagining of Beckett's life in France during WW II. The author illuminates the genesis of Beckett's later works.

TVFAN Jun 16, 2016

4/5 stars. This book was a wonderfully descriptive book about Samuel Beckett and his time in France during World War II and its aftermath.

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