I Remember

I Remember

Paperback (21 May 2020) | English

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Synopsis

'Perec is serious fun' The Guardian

Both an affectionate portrait of mid-century Paris and a daring memoir, Georges Perec's I Remember is now available in English to UK readers for the first time, with an introduction by David Bellos.

In 480 numbered statements, all beginning identically with 'I remember', Perec records a stream of individual memories of a childhood in post-war France, while posing wider questions about memory and nostalgia.

As playful and puzzling as the best of his novels, I Remember is an ode to life: the ordinary, the extraordinary, and the sometimes trivial, as seen through the eyes of the irreplaceable Georges Perec.

About the Publisher

Gallic Books

Gallic Books

Gallic Books is an independent publisher bringing the best French writing to an English-speaking audience. We have been operating for seven years and have a list of around 50 titles, mainly fiction. Our authors include Muriel Barbery, François Lelord, Pascal Garnier, Antoine Laurain, Jean Teulé, Michel Déon and Yasmina Khadra, and we cover genres including noir, historical crime and literary fiction. Future projects include a range of beautifully produced French classics.

Book information

ISBN: 9781910477854
Publisher: Gallic Books
Imprint: Gallic Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 848.91409
Language: English
Weight: 124g
Height: 129mm
Width: 197mm
Spine width: 14mm