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Species of Spaces and Other Pieces

Georges Perec - Literary Collections - 1997 - 288 pages
This selection of non-fictional work from the author of Life, a User's Manual, demonstrates Georges Perec's characteristic lightness of touch, wry humour and accessibility.
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Balzac: Old Goriot

David Bellos - Literary Criticism - 1987 - 103 pages
A new account of the novel's composition, structure and achievement provides readers with detailed literary and historical background and an explanation of how Balzac ...
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The Successor: A Novel

Ismail Kadare, Tedi Papavrami, David Bellos - Fiction - 2005 - 207 pages
A fictionalized political tale based on true-life events and the author's conversations with the victim's son follows the events surrounding the death of Mehmet Shehu, a hand ...
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The Pyramid

Ismail Kadare, David Bellos, Jusuf Vrioni - Fiction - 1996 - 161 pages
Young Pharoah Cheops is persuaded of the necessity of building a pyramid as a means of controlling his subjects and keeping them busy, poor, and docile, but as the project ...
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Spring Flowers, Spring Frost: A Novel

Ismail Kadare, David Bellos - Fiction - 2002 - 182 pages
The love story between a painter and a girl is set against the backdrop of a country in the midst of terrifying change as its inhabitants deal with the westernization of a ...
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Agamemnon's Daughter: A Novella and Stories

Ismail Kadare, David Bellos - Fiction - 2006 - 226 pages
During a propaganda parade, a young man working for the state-controlled media agency experiences a vision of the ancient general Agamemnon who warns him of the repercussions ...
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Three by Perec

Georges Perec, Ian Monk - Fiction - 2004 - 187 pages
George Perec, author of the acclaimed Life A User's Manual, has rightfully assumed his place among the greats of twentieth-century literature. Here, in one career-spanning ...
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A Void

Georges Perec, Gilbert Adair - Fiction - 2005 - 284 pages
The Year Is 1968, and as France is torn apart by social and political anarchy, the noted eccentric and insomniac Anton Vowl goes missing. Ransacking his Paris flat, his best ...
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