Life: A User's Manual

Georges Perec (Author)
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Description

In this ingenious book Perec creates an entire microcosm in a Paris apartment block. Serge Valene wants to make an elaborate painting of the building he has made his home for the last sixty years. As he plans his picture, he contemplates the lives of all the people he has ever known there. Chapter by chapter, the narrative moves around the building revealing a marvellously diverse cast of characters in a series of every more unlikely tales, which range from an avenging murderer to an eccentric English millionaire who has devised the ultimate pastime...

Product Details

Price
£10.99  £10.22
Publisher
Vintage Publishing
Publish Date
20 May 1996
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780099449256

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