• "Required reading for anyone interested in the evolution of this modern master"

    Andrew Motion, Observer
  • "As a witty attack on consumerism Things is as much a parable of the Nineties as it is a story of the Sixties"

    Sunday Times
  • "Perec's first novel is a masterpiece of elegaic mockery"

    Financial Times
  • "Things, Perec's first novel, is an innovative, perceptive and even moving study of corrosive consumerism"

  • "[A Man Asleep is] grimly turns the pages with unlikely fascination"

    Euan Cameron, Sunday Telegraph