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A Void

By Perec, Georges




A Void (orig. French La Disparition is a 300 page French lipogrammatic novel, written in 1969 by Georges Perec, entirely without the letter e, following Oulipo constraints.


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A void

Georges Perec

Harvill, 1994-01-01. Paperback. Used:Good.

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A Void

Perec, Georges

Harvill, 1994. A Paperbound Proof copy that prededed the simultaneous publication of the Hardcover and Trade Paperback edition. Glossy covers are bright and clean. The binding is square and tight. A Near Fine copy.. First Edition. Paperback. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Advanced Reading Copy (ARC).

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$86.95

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A Void

Georges Perec

The Harvill Press, 1997-01-01. New Ed. Paperback. Used:Good.

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$49.56

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Void

Perec, Georges

Vintage Books USA. PAPERBACK. 0099512165 We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Thank you for supporting our small, family-owned business! . New.

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$38.78

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A Void.

Georges Perec.

London, UK Harvill Press, 1995. Paperback First Edition UK; First Printing, so stated. First Edition UK; First Printing, so stated. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows a faint eighth-inch, stray mark at the fore-edge; binding square and secure; text clean. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 284pp. Translated by Gilbert Adair. Black and Rust-Red design to the panels on a white background field. Crossed out "E" design at the front panel. Trade Paperback. As his country is torn apart by social and political anarchy, Anton Vowl, a chronic insomniac, disappears. Ransacking his Paris flat, a group of his faithful companions trawl through his diary for any indication, for any faint hint, as to his location. Perec lost his mother in the Holocaust. A Void is precisely about the difficulty of speaking in the absence of the most necessary thing. Not merely an intellectual tour de force -- although certainly that -- but one of the most subtle things ever written on grief. The book has a killer, loopy, murder mystery plot, and at the same time manages to be a deeply felt meditation on absence and the way absences constitute our lives. Lots in common with Derrida, etc. The translation is a work of genius/insanity. I can't imagine a better job being done.

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A Void

Perec, Georges (Translated By Gilbert Adair)

HarperCollins, 1995. Hard Cover - VG/VG - Book and dust jacket are clean and tight with light wear - 284 pages.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

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$34.75

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Void

Perec, Georges

Vintage Books USA. PAPERBACK. 0099512165 We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Thank you for supporting our small, family-owned business! . Fair.

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$26.40

A Void.

Perec, Georges.

Harvill, 1994. First U.K. edition. Remainder mark to lower edge, else fine in fine, faintly rubbed dust jacket in mylar cover.

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$25.00

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A Void

Perec, Georges

Harvill. Very Good. 1995. 0002711192 Very Good. (Binding: Cloth, Jacket: Very Good) . 0002711192 .

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A Void

Perec, Georges

New York. 1994. Harvill/Harper Collins. 1st American Edition. Very Good In Slightly Worn Dustjacket. Translated from the French by Gilbert Adair. 256 pages. hardcover. Cover illustration by Mark Moran. Photograph of Georges Perec by Anne de Brunhoff. ISBN: 0002711192. inventory # 20691. FROM THE PUBLISHER - As his country is torn apart by social and political anarchy, A VOID’s protagonist, Anton Vowl, a chronic insomniac, is unaccountably found missing. Ransacking his Paris flat, a group of his faithful companions trawl through his diary for any indication, for any faint hint, as to his location. All that it brings to light, though, is Vowl’s liking (uncannily similar to his author’s) for parody, wordplay and dazzling fictional constructs, which continually risk spiraling out of control. And, gradually, insidiously, a ghost from Vowl’s past starts to cast its malignant shadow . This is a story chock-full of plots and subplots, of loops within loops, of trails in pursuit of trails in pursuit of trails, all of which allow its author an opportunity to display his customary virtuosity as an avant-gardist magician, acrobat and clown. A VOID’s translator, too, is just as brilliant at such linguistic conjuring tricks, fully, unflinchingly, assuming a monstrously constraint laid down by its author - which is to say, to propound a gripping Gothic fiction, a fiction with lots of twists and turns, with a Russian-doll construction worthy of Calvino, of John Barth, of Jan Potocki’s MANUSCRIPT FOUND AT SARAGOSSA, without at any point invoking that most basic prop of traditional syntax: an e! ‘The ultimate challenge to the translator’s art, will and nerve’ - ANDY MARTIN, The Times. ‘The actual book, a parody thriller, is both funny and curiously moving . You can read a long way in it before you even realise the self—imposed constraint which is responsible for the haunting strangeness of its tone’ - ROBERT NYE, The Times. ISBN: 0002711192.

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A void

Georges Perec

Harvill, 1994. Paperback. Good.

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A Void

Georges Perec

London, England: Harwell Press. Very Good. 1995. First Printing of This Edition. Soft Cover. 5 1/4" x 8 1/4" 1860460984 PAPERBACK Translated by Gilbert Adair. As his country is torn apart by social and political anarchy, A Void's protagonist, Anton Vowl, a chronic insomniac, is unaccountably found missing. Wear at edges, reading creases, sticker remnants on front cover, lightly rubbed. .

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$18.00

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A Void (Verba Mundi)

Georges Perec

David R Godine. New. Verba Mundi. Used books are NOT guaranteed to contain components and/or supplements such as: Access Codes or working CD's/DVD's! Ships fast! Expedited shipping 2-4 business days; Standard shipping 7-14 business days. Ships from USA!

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$17.77

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A Void

Perec, Georges

UK: The Harvill Press, 1997. Paperback. Very Good. 5.3 x 0.8 x 8.4 inches.

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A Void

Georges Perec

New book.

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$15.75

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A Void

Georges Perec

The Harvill Press, 1997-01-01. Paperback. New. New item. May have light shelf wear.

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$14.23

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Void

Georges Perec

Paperback. New. Anton Vowl is missing. Ransacking his Paris flat, a group of his faithful companions trawl through his diary for any hint as to his location and, insidiously, a ghost, from Vowl's past starts to cast its malignant shadow. This virtuoso story, chock-full of plots and subplots, shows the skill of both

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$12.85

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A Void

Georges Perec

Mint condition.

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$11.20

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A Void

Georges Perec

The Harvill Press, 1997. Paperback. New unread, remainder mark. otherwise excellent condition! Satisfaction guaranteed.

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A void

Georges Perec

Harvill, 1994. Paperback. New unread. light wear on edges of cover, otherwise excellent condition!

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$9.71

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A Void

Georges Perec

The Harvill Press, 1997. Paperback. Good.

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$9.42

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A Void

Georges Perec

Jan 01, 1997. Paperback. Very Good.

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$5.99

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A Void

Gilbert, Libby James

United Kingdom: Harvill Pr, 1997. Georges Perec. C.R. 1995, First Printing (First Impression stated) of. First English Language PB Edition. Soft cover 8vo - over 7¾" 9¾" Tall in illustrated wraps. Near Fine w/ curled corners; glossty, square w/ firm binding and flat spine, interior clean and unmarked. A novel written wholly without the use of the letter "E". Orig. pub. in France in 1969 as "La Disparition"; translated by Gilbert Adair and pub. in Great Britain in 1994. 285pp. By the author of "Life, A User's Manual".. New Edition. Trade Paperback. Near Fine/Wraps. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

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$4.77

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A Void

Georges Perec

The Harvill Press. Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included.

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