Quotation by Samuel Beckett

Do they [the publishers of Murphy] not understand that if the book is slightly obscure it is because it is a compression and that to compress it further can only make it more obscure?
Samuel Beckett (1906–1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. Disjecta, p. 103, Grove Press (1984).

From a letter to George Reavey dated November 13, 1936.
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