Things: A Story of the Sixties
David R. Godine Publisher, 1990 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 224 pages
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 - Simon Hollway - Goodreads
Perec's snappy Story of the Sixties should be subtitled 'The Rise and Fall of the Hipster.' Modern, timeless and deliciously snarky. The only glaring anachronism is the married protagonists' irregular ... Read full review
Review: Things: A Story of the Sixties; A Man AsleepUser Review - Carmen - Goodreads
The first novel in this book, Things: A Story of the Sixties, outlines a 20-something couple in 1960s Paris. They are incredibly materialistic, and the only interesting thing that they really do in ... Read full review