The Unnamable by Samuel Beckett

The Unnamable is a 1953 novel by Samuel Beckett. It is the third and final entry in Beckett's "Trilogy" of novels, which begins with Molloy followed by Malone Dies. It was originally published in French as L'Innommable and later translated by the author into English. Grove Press published the English edition in 1958.

The 424th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 6th on 20th Century's Greatest Hits: 100 English-Language Books of Fiction (Larry McCaffery)
  2. - 37th on The Novel 100: A Ranking of the Greatest Novels of All Time (The Novel 100)
  3. - 38th on 100 Best Books (Montana State University)
  4. - Top 100 Works in World Literature (Norwegian Book Clubs, with the Norwegian Nobel Institute)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
The Beckett Trilogy: Molloy, Malone Dies and The Unnamable Paperback 1828299 $125.36 $2.89 1979
El innombrable, Malone Muere, Molloy/ Molloy, Malone Dies, the Unnamable (Spanish Edition) Paperback 19034753 $39.95 $323.35 2007
El Innombrable / The Unnamable (Literatura / Literature) (Spanish Edition) Paperback 1148689 $54.00 $53.97 2001
The Unnamable Hardcover 7830568 $21.05
Unnamable Audio CD 858911 $16.91 $27.34
The Unnamable Paperback 2774518 $247.05 $8.99
Unnamable Hardcover 5492941 $255.84 $16.00
The Unnamable Audible Audio Edition 64239 $20.95 2005
The Unnamable (Modern Classics) Audio CD 2555200 $275.99 $22.17 2005
The Unnamable (The Collected Works of Samuel Beckett) Hardcover 1983898 $5.69
The Unnamable Paperback 3461280 $6.99