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Georges Perec

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Winner of the Prix Goncourt for Biography 1994. Georges Perec (1936-82) was one of the most significant European writers of the 20th century and undoubtedly the most versatile and innovative writer of his generation. David Bellos's comprehensive biography - which also proves the first full survey of Perec's irreverent, polymathic oeuvre - explores the life of an anguished, comical and endearingly modest man, who worked quietly as an archivist in a medical research library. The French son of Jewish immigrants from Poland, he remained haunted all of his life by his father's death in the war, fighting to defend France, and his mother's in Auschwitz-Birkenau.

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Author(s):
David Bellos
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
9781860466366
Publisher:
Harvill Press Editions

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Winner of the Prix Goncourt for Biography 1994. Georges Perec (1936-82) was one of the most significant European writers of the 20th century and undoubtedly the most versatile and innovative writer of his generation. David Bellos's comprehensive biography - which also proves the first full survey of Perec's irreverent, polymathic oeuvre - explores the life of an anguished, comical and endearingly modest man, who worked quietly as an archivist in a medical research library. The French son of Jewish immigrants from Poland, he remained haunted all of his life by his father's death in the war, fighting to defend France, and his mother's in Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Author(s):
David Bellos
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
9781860466366
Publisher:
Harvill Press Editions

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