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 Collins Harvill, London, 1990. Hardback. Book Condition: VG. Dust Jacket Condition: VG. 221 pages. Two early novels by the distinguished French writer who died aged 45 in 1982, translated into English (first English-language edition); first published in France in 1965/67. A clean. tight copy of the hardback edition, in very good condition, complete with original, bright (un-price-clipped) dustjacket, also in very good condition. Size: 22.2cm. Bookseller Inventory # 016531
Book Description The Harvill Press, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Things: A Story of the Sixties This book is in good or better condition. It has no tears to the pages and no pages will be missing from the book. The spine of the book is still in great condition and the front cover is generally unmarked. It has signs of previous use but overall is in really nice, tight condition. Shipping is normally same day from our UK warehouse. We offer a money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. Bookseller Inventory # 9053-9780002710381
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 The Harvill Press 19/07/1990, 1990. Book Condition: Good. Will be shipped promptly from UK warehouse. Book is in good condition with no missing pages, no damage or soiling and tight spine. There may be some dog-eared pages showing previous use but overall a great book. Bookseller Inventory # 9053-9780002710381
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 Hardback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # GOR005062813
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. 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 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