Gilbert Adair

Gilbert Adair

December 29, 1944 – December 08, 2011

Gilbert Adair (29 December 19448 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).