Things: a story of the Sixties, Volume 1990, Part 2

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Collins Harvill, Jul 19, 1990 - Fiction - 221 pages
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Review: Things: A Story of the Sixties; A Man Asleep

User 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 Asleep

User 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

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George Perec was born in Paris on March 7, 1936 and was educated in Claude-Bernard and Geoffroy-Saint-Hilaire. Perec was a parachutist in the French Military before he began publishing his writing in magazines like Partisans. Perec also wrote the book, Life: A Users Manual. Georges Perec died on March 3, 1982.

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