'Portrait of a Man has the feel of uncovered treasure ... a finished and finely crafted work, full of invention' Billy O'Callaghan, Irish Examiner.
'Not the easiest of reads ... but it is intellectually rewarding - and essential for anyone interested in this most original of writers' David Mills, Sunday Times.
Virtuosic in execution and not merely a curiosity for scholars . . . Unlike anything else that Perec wrote and yet it is the most welcome sum of the many parts of his rare art
Intellectually rewarding - and essential for anyone remotely interested in this most original of writers
Portrait of a Man has the feel of uncovered treasure, but it is a finished and finely crafted work, full of invention. It also adds significantly to our picture of Perec himself