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Mordecai richler (1931-2001) enjoys a well-deserved international reputation the author of 10 adult novels and numerous other works (including three children's books), he has come to be regarded as a voice who captured the jewish — and indeed, non-francophone — experience in quebec (most particularly with duddy kravitz, but also solomon gursky) in a way that no other author even approached. About mordecai richler mordecai richler was born in montreal in 1931 among his most successful novels are the apprenticeship of duddy kravitz, st urbain's horseman, solomon gursky was here, and barney's version. Solomon gursky was here has 2,434 ratings and 112 reviews hugh said: this is an ambitious, confusing and sometimes crazy mixture of fact and fantasy it. Buy solomon gursky was here by mordecai richler from waterstones today click and collect from your local waterstones or get free uk delivery on orders over £20.
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