Things: A Story of the Sixties by Georges Perec

This novel follows the lives of a young couple living in Paris during the 1960s. The couple, both freelancers, dream of a luxurious lifestyle filled with expensive goods and high-class culture. However, they struggle to achieve their aspirations due to their low income. The book explores themes such as consumerism, societal pressure, and the gap between dreams and reality, providing a critical look at the materialistic desires and ambitions of the young generation during the sixties.

The 2472nd greatest book of all time


Published
1965
Nationality
French
Type
Fiction
Pages
160-200
Words
Unknown
Original Language
French

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