He wrote poems and stories and did odd jobs to support himself.
On his journey, he came across many individuals who would inspire some of his most interesting characters. Shortly thereafter, he was stabbed by a pimp after refusing his solicitations.
In 1931, he embarked on a restless sojourn through Britain, France and Germany.Invitations came to attend rehearsals and performances which led to a career as a theater director.In 1961, he secretly married Suzanne Dechevaux-Dumesnuil who took care of his business affairs.Secretive and inclined to brooding silences, it is difficult for others to really know his inner core, for William Beckett only trusts and opens himself to a select few.
Allowing himself to be vulnerable and to relinquish control in relationships is not easy for Beckett.
Samuel Beckett wrote in both French and English, but his most well-known works, written between WWII and the 1960s, were written in French.