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  • A Void by Georges Perec
    A Void (English, Paperback) Georges Perec

    Ransacking his Paris flat, a group of his faithful companions trawl through his diary for any hint as to his location and, insidiously, a ghost, from Vowl's past starts to cast its malignant shadow.

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  • Georges Perec by Georges Perec
    Georges Perec (English, Paperback) Georges Perec

    "One overcast weekend in October 1974, Georges Perec set out in quest of the "infraordinary": the humdrum, the nonevent, the everyday--"what happens," as he put it, "when nothing happens." His choice of locale was Place Saint-Sulpice where, ensconced behind first one cafâe window, then another, he spent three days recording everything to pass through his field of vision: the people walking by;...

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  • Species of Spaces and Other Pieces by Georges Perec
    Species of Spaces and Other Pieces (English, Paperback) Georges Perec

    Presents a selection of Georges Perec's non-fictional work.

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  • I Remember by Georges Perec
    I Remember (English, Paperback) Georges Perec

    At once an affectionate portrait of mid-century Paris and a daring pointillist autobiography, this title translates into English Georges Perec's major works. It consists of 480 numbered statements, all beginning identically with "I remember," and all limited to pieces of public knowledge - brand names and folk wisdom, actors and illnesses.

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  • La vie mode d'emploi by Georges Perec
    La vie mode d'emploi (French, Paperback) Georges Perec $21.77 $23.95
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  • Les choses by Georges Perec
    Les choses (French, Paperback) Georges Perec

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  • 53 Days by Georges Perec
    53 Days (English, Paperback) Georges Perec $18.64
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  • Anton Voyls Fortgang by Georges Perec
    Anton Voyls Fortgang (German, Paperback) Georges Perec

    1969 als Resultat einer Wette entstanden, taucht in Perecs wohl außergewöhnlichstem Werk

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  • La Boutique Obscure by Georges Perec
    La Boutique Obscure (English, Paperback) Georges Perec

    Never-before-published in English, Georges Perec?s dream diary should be considered an important literary document. Recorded between 1968 and 1972, the dreams within are written in a deceptively simple prose that successfully captures the complex unpredictability of dreams. La Boutique Obscure opens up the mind of one of France's best known and enigmatic post-war authors and film makers, Georges...

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  • Three by Perec by Georges Perec
    Three by Perec (English, Paperback) Georges Perec

    Perec has rightfully assumed his position in the pantheon of truly original writers of the past century. Godine has issued all but one is his books in this country, including his masterpiece Life A User's Manual. Here, in one volume, are three "easy pieces" by the master of the verbal firecracker and Gallic wit. The novella "The Exeter Text" contains all those E's that were omitted from A Void...

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  • Life by Georges Perec
    Life (Multiple languages, Paperback) Georges Perec

    "Originally published in French in 1978 as La Vie mode d'emploi by Editions Hachette Litterature, Paris"--T.p. verso.

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  • Georges Perec - Wishes by Georges Perec
    Georges Perec - Wishes (English, Paperback) Georges Perec $17.24
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  • Thoughts of Sorts by Georges Perec
    Thoughts of Sorts (English, Hardback) Georges Perec

    Perec was a leading exponent of French literary surrealism who found humour - and pathos - in the human need for classification. Thoughts of Sorts is itself unclassifiable, a unique collection of philosophical riffs on his obsession with lists, puzzles, catalogues, and taxonomies. Introduced by Margaret Drabble.

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  • The Art of Asking Your Boss for a Raise by Georges Perec
    The Art of Asking Your Boss for a Raise (English, Paperback) Georges Perec

    Recounts an employee's attempt to ask for a salary increase.

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  • Thoughts of Sorts by Georges Perec
    Thoughts of Sorts (English, Paperback) Georges Perec

    Thoughts of Sorts, one of Georges Perec's final works, was published posthumously in France in 1985. With this translation, David Bellos, Perec's preeminent translator, has completed the Godine list of Perec's great works translated into English and has provided an introduction to this master of "systematic versatility." Thoughts of Sorts is a compilation of musings and essays attempting to...

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  • Portrait of a Man Known as Il Condottiere by Georges Perec
    Portrait of a Man Known as Il Condottiere (English, Hardback) Georges Perec

    "Originally published in French as Le condottiaere, A 2012 by aEditions du Seuil"--Title page verso.

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  • Die Winterreise by Georges Perec
    Die Winterreise (German, Paperback) Georges Perec $8.09
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  • W, or the Memory of Childhood by Georges Perec
    W, or the Memory of Childhood (Multiple languages, Paperback) Georges Perec

    Relates the horrific twin tales of a fragile boyhood in occupied France and of the mysterious island of W, a remote place near Chile where athletes undergo horrible competitions.

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  • Roussel und Venedig by Georges Perec
    Roussel und Venedig (German, Paperback) Georges Perec, Harry Mathews $14.12
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  • Winter Journeys by Georges Perec
    Winter Journeys (English, Hardback) Georges Perec, The Oulipo

    The Oulipo's members have included luminaries of the calibre of Italo Calvino, Marcel Duchamp and Georges Perec. In 1979 Georges Perec wrote a brief entertainment for a publisher's catalogue: The Winter Journey. It became his most reprinted text, and revealed an extraordinary literary discovery, a secret concealed at the heart of modern French literature. Following Perec's death, the group began...

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