Life: A User's Manual (Verba Mundi)

Life: A User's Manual (Verba Mundi)

Georges Perec, David Bellos


Over 20 years in the past, Godine released the 1st English translation of Georges Perec's masterpiece, lifestyles A User's handbook, hailed by way of the days Literary complement, Boston Globe, and others as one of many nice novels of the century. we're now proud to announce a newly revised 20th anniversary version of existence. rigorously ready, with many corrections, this version of existence A User's handbook would be the most well liked reference version for the longer term. established round a unmarried second in time 8:00 P.M. on June 23, 1975, Perec's spellbinding puzzle starts off in an residence block within the XVIIth arrondissement of Paris the place, bankruptcy by means of bankruptcy, room by means of room, a very wealthy solid of characters is printed in a chain of stories which are weird and wonderful, not likely, relocating, humorous, or (sometimes) relatively usual.

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