Georges Perec (1936-1982)

Death: 3rd March 1982
Location: Cimetière du Père Lachaise, Paris, France
Cause of death: Cancer - Lung
Photo taken by: Adam Sofen
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French author.  
Much of his work deals with experimental wordplay and classification; for example in Life: A User’s Manual the ninety-nine chapters move around the room plan of a Paris apartment following the pattern of a knight moving around a chessboard. His 1969 novel The Void is a three hundred page lipogram that does not contain the letter e.