Read by Dermot Crowley & Sean Barrett
Molloy was written by Samuel Beckett initially in French, only later translating it into English. It was published shortly after World War II and marked a new, mature writing style which was to dominate the remainder of his working life. Molloy is divided into two sections. In the first section, Molloy goes in search of his mother. In the second, he is pursued by Moran, an agent. Within this simple outline, spoken in the first person, is a remarkable novel, raising questions of being and aloneness that marks so much of Beckett’s work, but richly comic as well. Beautifully written, it is one of the masterpieces of Irish literature. This is the world premiere recording. Written by a master dramatist, it is ideally suited to the audiobook medium.
Running Time: 8 h 30 m
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ISBN: 978-962-634-292-3 Digital ISBN: 978-962-954-582-6 Cat. no.: NA729212 CD RRP: $47.98 USD Download size: 124 MB Translated by: Samuel Beckett and Patrick Bowles BISAC: FIC000000 Released: June 2003
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Hearing this, you at once realise Beckett’s crisp prose is ideally suited to the audiobook medium. In first person narration we hear Molloy is first seeking his mother, then, in the second section, being pursued himself by Moran, a private detective. Yes, we are on familiar Beckett territory, yet this early work raises not only questions of being and aloneness – it is also richly comical. A great introduction to Beckett before venturing into his later, darker works.
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