Ernest Vincent Wright (1872 – October 7, 1939) was an American author known for his book Gadsby, a 50,000-word novel which, except for the introduction and a note at the end, did not use the letter "e". The biographical details of his life are unclear.
This bizarre book, Gadsby, is a lipogram written in 1939 by the american Ernest Vincent Wright. The concept is the total absence of the letter “e” from all sentences on all pages. An article in the Oshkosh Daily in 1937 wrote that the manuscript was “amazingly smooth.
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Ernest Vincent Wright wrote GADSBY, a 50,000 word novel without a single E. His characters are as interesting as cardboard, and the plot is nostalgically meandering (think Thornton Wilder’s
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Ernest Vincent Wright was an author who wrote one of the most unique works of American fiction of the 20th century. His book Gadsby was a story of over 50,000 words and 267 pages without using the letter “e.”
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