Georges Perec




Georges Perec (French: [peʁɛk, pɛʁɛk]; 7 March 1936 – 3 March 1982) was a French novelist, filmmaker, documentalist, and essayist. He was a member of the Oulipo group. His father died as a soldier early in the Second World War and his mother was murdered in the Holocaust, and many of his works deal with absence, loss, and identity, often through word play.





The best books of all time by Georges Perec

  1. 454 . Life, a User's Manual by Georges Perec

    Over twenty years ago, Godine published the first English translation of Georges Perec's masterpiece, Life A User's Manual, hailed by the Times Literary Supplement, Boston Globe, and others as "one...

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  2. 1075 . W, or the Memory of Childhood by Georges Perec

    W, or the Memory of Childhood (French: W ou le souvenir d'enfance), is a semi-autobiographical work of fiction by Georges Perec, published in 1975. Perec's novel consists of alternating chapters of...

  3. 1241 . A Void by Georges Perec

    A Void, translated from the original French La Disparition (literally, "The Disappearance"), is a 300-page French lipogrammatic novel, written in 1969 by Georges Perec, entirely without using the l...

  4. 1438 . Things: A Story of the Sixties by Georges Perec

    Things (French Les Choses) is a 1965 novel by Georges Perec, his first.The novel met with popular and critical success and won the Prix Renaudot in 1965.