The novel Gadsby, published in 1939, is the longest book ever published that does not include the letter 'e.'
Furthermore, it is not the only novel that has abandoned the letter. Ernest Vincent Wright, an American novelist, wrote Gadsby in 1939, a 50,000-word novel in which the letter "e" appears just once. In 1969, author Georges Perec also published the French-language novel La Disparition sans the letter 'e.' That's even more remarkable when you realize that the letter 'e' is the most often used in English. And here are the 23 Words You Should Stop Mispronouncing.