Gilbert Adair (29 December 1944 – 8 December 2011) was a Scottish novelist, poet, film critic and journalist. He was critically most famous for the "fiendish" translation of Georges Perec's postmodern novel A Void, in which the letter e is not used, but was more widely known for the films adapted from his novels, including Love and Death on Long Island (1997) and The Dreamers (2003).
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“I often think its comical
How Nature always does contrive
That every boy and every gal,
Thats born into the world alive,
Is either a little Liberal,
Or else a little Conservative!”
—Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (18361911)