Georges Perec planned a mystery novel of 28 chapters: he died before completing it. From his notebooks his friends assembled the elements of the unfinished part. The narrator is sent to the French colonies to teach maths - as well as being entrusted with tracking down an arms dealer.
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Georges Perec is the author of Life A User's Manual, hailed as "one of the great novels of the century" by (among others) the Times Literary Supplement and The Boston Globe. His other books include W, or The Memory of Childhood; Things: A Story of the Sixties & A Man Asleep, A Void (written--and translated--without the letter e); and 53 Days. Perec died of cancer in 1982.Language Notes:
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: French
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Book Description The Harvill Press, 1992. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0002711664