Things: A Story of the Sixties
Two trailblazing novels by Georges Perec, Things: Jerome and Sylvie, the young upwardly mobile couple, lust for the good life. They wanted life's enjoyment, but this equated to ownership. A Man Asleep: A nameless student attempts to purify himself entirely of material desires and ambitions.
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Review: Things: A Story of the Sixties; A Man AsleepUser Review - Michael A - Goodreads
I give it three stars based on the two together. "Things" was by far my favourite book here. Perec, if only for "Life: A User's Manual", is one of my favourite people ever. Life is a wonderful book ... Read full review
Review: Things: A Story of the Sixties; A Man AsleepUser Review - Josh Carswell - Goodreads
I have to disagree with nearly every other review here: Things is excellent but A Man Asleep was easily my favourite of the two, so if you've only read the former so far, get to it! A tough but ... Read full review