Cocksure: a novel

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Simon and Schuster, 1968 - Fiction - 250 pages
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A bravura take on the sexual revolution in the swinging 60s in swinging London - Richler can still outrage and entertain at the same time - skewering sexual liberation, trendy education, literary Jews ... Read full review

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I discovered delight in the grotesque and the transgressive in this book. I read this book 40 years ago at age 17. Many things stick in my mind: the movie star hung on a hook in the closet, the mogul ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
14
Section 3
20
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Novelist, journalist and screenwriter Mordecai Richler was born on January 27, 1931 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He attended Sir George Williams College for two years. He lived in Paris, Spain and England, and while in England worked as a journalist and radio and television scriptwriter. His fourth novel, The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1959), was received with far more enthusiasm than previous efforts. He has written a number of screenplays (including Fun with Dick and Jane and the script for The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz). His awards include the Governor-General Awards, the Commonwealth Writer's Prize and the Ruth Schwartz Children's Book Award.

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