The characters in both these short novels look for different ways to achieve happiness in a society of the sixties dominated by acquisition and ownership. The author won the Prix Renaudot, 1965 for "Things".
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Book Description The Harvill Press 19/07/1990, 1990. Book Condition: used-good. - GREAT BOOK IN GOOD OR BETTER CONDITION, NORMALLY SENT SAME DAY FROM WAREHOUSE. Bookseller Inventory # 7719-9780002710381
Book Description Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Bookseller Inventory # GOR001399957
Book Description The Harvill Press, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 0002710382 English translation. A very good++ copy in a very good++ dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 000530729
Book Description Collins Harvill, London, 1990. Cloth Boards. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Thus. Translated from the French by Andrew Leak, the contents are clean and tight with 221pp. There is some light foxing on the top edges of the pages. The dustwrapper is unclipped but has some minor edge wear. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 009468
Book Description Collins Harvill, London, 1990. Hardcover with dustjacket Introduction by David Bellos. Things: A story of the Sixties, Perec's first published novel, made him an immediate celebrity, and has been translated into over a dozen languages. It marked the author's emergence as a unique voice in European literature. A Man Asleep is increasingly recognized as a technical tour-de-force and a novel every bit as powerful as 'Things'. Ours is an ex-library copy in transparent protective covering, with usual stamps, stickers, and barcode cut from endpaper. GOOD book in GOOD price-clipped dust jacket 222 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 44355
Book Description The Harvill Press, U.S.A., 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. Fine hardcover in Near Fine- dust jacket, light horizontal crease visible across upper front face of DJ. Now protected in a Brodart. A clean copy. First edition, first printing. Bookseller Inventory # 001247
Book Description Collins Harvill, London, 1990, 1990. Reprint. Hardback. Near fine in very good indeed dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # A138239
Book Description Collins Harvill, London, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Perec's first published novel and winner of the prestigious Prix Renaudot in 1965. 221 pages. First UK edition, first printing. Red cloth boards, remarkably bright unclipped dust jacket (now in a removable protective sleeve), couple of light foxing spots to top edge, slight bump to lower board, no inscriptions, tight and square binding. Photographs available on request. All books dispatched same or next working day in robust packaging. Bookseller Inventory # 006985