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The Novel Without The Letter E

Deconstructing Georges Perec's novel La Disparition

The Parc des Buttes-Chaumont in the 19th arrondissement of Paris. At a nearby school, a plaque commemorates former students who had perished in the Holocaust. (Photo by William Sidnam)

A space doesn’t need ghosts to be haunted. If it exudes a sense of loss, a ghostly atmosphere will emerge soon enough.

I remember the first time I returned to Borders — or, should I say, what remained of it. I had just returned to my hometown of Auckland, New Zealand, having gone on a university…

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William Sidnam

William Sidnam

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New Zealand creative based in Paris. Advertising copywriter, newspaper guest contributor and lover of languages. Bribeable at ko-fi.com/williamsidnam