Samuel Beckett


I’m currently reading some Samuel Beckett stories. Haven’t read him since college. He offers a unique voice and style, and a unique way of seeing the world. He rightly deserves praise for this. But they are not stories in any conventional sense, they don’t seek to entertain the reader, they make him think.
I can’t help but wonder, if Beckett wasn’t ‘Beckett’ and he was seeking publication in 2014 would his work be published? Does modern publishing allow space for such unique visions?

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