Set in a Paris apartment block, this novel describes in minute detail the lives of the inhabitants and the apartments they inhabit at a specific moment in time.
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"A dazzling, crazy-quilt monument to the imagination" (Paul Auster New York Times)
"An eccentric, madly ambitious scheme to display life all at once. The product of a hectically ingenious intelligence, like James Joyce's" (Victoria Glendinning The Times)
"Amazing, moving and lovable" ( New Statesman)
"The finest novel to appear in French since Beckett's trilogy" ( Times Literary Supplement)
"Very funny and very sad... A treasure-chest of stories, something to be enjoyed by anyone who has ever responded to works on the same scale and in the same spirit as Rabelais and Chaucer and Sterne" ( Scotsman)
'The last major event in the history of the novel' Italo Calvino
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Book Description Collins Harvill Press January 1987, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used - Good. Very nice clean, tight copy free of any marks. Some pages have yellowing. Bookseller Inventory # 201991
Book Description The Harvill Press, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: Acceptable. Dust Jacket Condition: Includes dust jacket. Ex Library book with usual stamps and stickers. The free end page has been removed. Darkened tan to the page edges. Slight shelfwear to the dust jacket. Good reading copy. Acceptable: a readable copy. All pages and the cover are intact (dust cover may be missing). Pages can include considerable notes--in pen or highlighter--but notes cannot obscure the text. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0002676854
Book Description Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Bookseller Inventory # GOR001414255
Book Description Harvill, 1987. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition.... UK PROOF of this masterpiece. VG overall in white wraps with some light wear but free from spine creasing. Harvill 1987. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1397636444