European Fiction

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Waiting for Godot I

Waiting for Godot tragicomedy in 2 acts By Samuel Beckett Estragon Vladimir Lucky Pozzo a boy ACT I A country road. A tree. Evening. Estragon, sitting on a low mound, is trying to take off his boot. He pulls at it with both hands, panting. #   He gives up, exhausted, rests, tries again. As [...]

Waiting for Godot II

By Samuel Beckett ESTRAGON: We came here yesterday. VLADIMIR: Ah no, there you’re mistaken. ESTRAGON: What did we do yesterday? VLADIMIR: What did we do yesterday? ESTRAGON: Yes. VLADIMIR: Why . . . (Angrily.) Nothing is certain when you’re about. ESTRAGON: In my opinion we were here. VLADIMIR: (looking round). You recognize the place? ESTRAGON: [...]

Un Prophete

Film by Jacques Audiard

The Odyssey

By Homer Download: excerpts from Book 1, Book 2 and Book 23 of The Odyssey.pdf

Introduction to James Joyce

The Irish government – still guilty about the way Joyce was treated in his home town – are helping to pay for six months of celebrations culminating in a “Bloom’s breakfast”, when 10,000 people will sit down on O’Connell Street, Dublin’s main thoroughfare, and stuff themselves with fried offal and mutton kidneys washed down with [...]


By Thomas Vinterberg

The Waiter’s Wife

By Zadie Smith Published in Granta – the magazine of new writing, [datum] Download: The Waiter’s Wife.pdf  

The Science of Sleep

By Michel Condry

We Are the Kings

By Michel Houellebecq Publishet in Granta – the magazine of new writing, [datum] Download: We Are the Kings.pdf

Red Coral Bracelet

By Judith Hermann Published in Granta – the magazine of new writing, [datum] Download: Red Coral Bracelet.pdf

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