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An astonishing, unforgettable novel: a thrilling Second World War assassination plot told with rare literary ...
Mordecai Richler was born in Montreal in 1931. He won the Commonwealth Prize, the Paris Review Humour Prize and was nominated for an Oscar for his screenplay of The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz. He died in 2001.
‘A rich, rude, eccentric saga about the Gursky dynasty that crossbreeds Jewish and Canadian myths and is full of splendid comic detail’ – Observer
The hilarious, devious and touching story of an unruly life - a wonderful novel made into a motion picture starring Paul Giamatti and Dustin Hoffman.