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The novel Gadsby is the longest book that does not contain the letter ‘e’

Believe it or not, the 1939 novel Gadsby, published by author Ernest Vincent Wright is the longest book that does not contain the letter ‘e’. the novel has 50.000 words, but none that contain the letter ‘e’.

But it seems that this is not the only novel that skips this letter, because the author Georges Perec also wrote a book without using the letter ‘e’. Georges Perec’s French-language book is called La Disparition. As you already know, ‘e’ is one of the most commonly used letter in the English and French language, which makes this fact really astonishing.

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