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By Jo Baker

ISBN-10: 0345816404

ISBN-13: 9780345816405

Samuel Beckett is a tender author residing in Paris—intoxicated by means of new friendships with James Joyce and the opposite writers and artists making the colourful urban their artistic home—when struggle breaks out in 1939. He determines to stick and is rapidly drawn into the maelstrom, becoming a member of the Resistance. With him we event the terrifying pleasure but obdurate vibrancy and camaraderie because the Parisians flee the Nazis and the Resistance is going underground; his friendships with the brilliant workforce of guys and ladies who locate themselves stuck up within the career; his quiet, devoted love for Suzanne, the Frenchwoman who turns into his lifelong better half; and his harmful paintings encoding serious messages in translations and slim escapes from the Gestapo. here's a extraordinary tale of survival and resolution, and a portrait of a uniquely superb brain.

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