The Boys from Brazil

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Pan Books, 1977 - English fiction - 238 pages
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What makes the book interesting is its premise. - Goodreads
The writing is terrible. - Goodreads
Levin isn't that kind of writer. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Ryder Hawkins - Goodreads

The writing is terrible. Its stilted mannerisms (eg "side-sprawled", "close-snarling", etc.) are as annoying as they are frequent, and the characters are thinner than paper. The villains are ... Read full review

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User Review  - Daniel Mala - Goodreads

Okay, I could have gone for a 4.5 stars on this book. This is a classic I picked up in high school at one time and was going to read it, but if I recall it didn't quite ring of enough controversy. It ... Read full review

About the author (1977)

Ira levin was born on August 27, 1929 in the Bronx, New York. He is best remembered for his novels which were made into feature films, Rosemary's Baby (1968, with Mia Farrow), The Boys from Brazil (1978) and The Stepford Wives (1975 and 2004). Levin's best-known play is Deathtrap, which holds the record as the longest-running comedy-thriller on Broadway. (It was also made into a feature film in 1982, starring Christpher Reeve.) His first novel, A Kiss Before Dying, earned him the 1954 Edgar Award for Best First Novel. Ira Levin died in Manhattan from a heart attack on November 12, 2007.

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