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W or The Memory of Childhood

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W consists of two parallel tales Perec s disturbing account of his wartime childhood is interspersed with the surreal tale of W., an island state based on the rules of sport. In the fictional narrative a man adopts the identity of one Gaspard Winckler. When he undertakes a journey in search of the real Winckler and his fate, he leads the reader into the descriptions of the island-state where citizens are forced to compete in athletic competitions for the basics of life. Intertwined with the fictional narrative are Perec s ...

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W or The Memory of Childhood
2011, Vintage Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9780099552352

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W or The Memory of Childhood
1989, The Harvill Press, London

ISBN-13: 9781860461668

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W. or the Memory of Childhood
1988, The Harvill Press, London

ISBN-13: 9780002711166

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