His more polemical books, such as Black Mass and Straw Dogs, often posit a worldview bleak enough to make Beckett blanch.
A shelf-like section of the Black Mass protruded a little distance from the main part of him.
A circle widened from the center, and where had been a Black Mass of fish was only sand.
To the north the Sweet Grass Mountains loomed, a Black Mass against the sky, while all about the world was carpeted with snow.
Tonight was Black Mass, and his attendance there was definitely required.
There was enough star-gleam to show the Black Mass of stone, like a crouching monster gathering to spring upon him.
After what he had been through, the Black Mass was necessarily an anticlimax.
A Black Mass of swaying people whose heads were turned in their direction to see what the commotion portended.
There was a heavy thud, the rolling of a Black Mass on the ground, a gasp, a growl!
At length we perceived a Black Mass and we drew it on board.