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  • Posted on 13 July 2018

    Beckett’s 1964 novel How it is (French Comment c’est) is less well known than the earlier novels.  Where novels like Watt and Molloy retain the semblance of a narrative and paint characters (however eccentric they may be),  How it is begins the move away from the real world into a strange, Dante-esque realm, where nameless beings struggle to perform pointless rituals.