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Portrait of a Man Known as Il Condottiere

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Portrait of a Man [Il Condottiere] dates from 1957-1960 and is the first novel Perec ever completed: it was rejected by Gallimard and Seuil back when Perec was "nobody," so it is ironic that Seuil has brought it out now. Back in 1960, Perec put it away, as he wrote to a friend: "Will leave it where it is, for the moment at least. Will take it up again in ten years, and it will either become a masterwork or [I] will wait in my grave for a faithful exegete to find it in an old trunk." The novel was subsequently found by David ...

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Portrait of a Man Known as Il Condottiere
2016, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226380223

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2015, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226054254

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