A User's Manual
Translated by David Bellos

Over twenty years ago, Godine published the first English translation of Georges Perec's masterpiece, Life: A User's Manual, hailed by the Times Literary Supplement, Boston Globe, and others as one of the great novels of the century. We are now proud to announce a newly revised twentieth anniversary edition of Life. Carefully prepared, with many corrections, this edition of Life: A User's Manual will be the preferred reference edition for the future.

Structured around a single moment in time 8:00 P.M. on June 23, 1975, Perec's spellbinding puzzle begins in an apartment block in the XVIIth arrondissement of Paris where, chapter by chapter, room by room, an extraordinarily rich cast of characters is revealed in a series of tales that are bizarre, unlikely, moving, funny, or (sometimes) quite ordinary.

Title Life
Subtitle A User's Manual
Author Georges Perec
Translated by David Bellos
Publisher David R Godine
Title First Published 01 September 2008
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 704 p.
ISBN-10 1567923739
ISBN-13 9781567923735
Publication Date 01 September 2008
Main content page count 704
Weight 16 oz.

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