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By Mordecai Richler

ISBN-10: 0307813479

ISBN-13: 9780307813473

Charged with comedian power and a steely omit for any pieties whatever, Barney's model is a tremendous Richler novel, the main own and feeling ebook of a protracted and distinctive career.

Told within the first individual, it supplies us the existence (and what a life!) of Barney Panofsky--whose trashy television corporation, completely lifeless Productions, has made him a small fortune; whose 3 better halves contain a martyred feminist icon, a integral JCP (Jewish-Canadian Princess), and the incomparable Miriam, the ideal spouse, lover, and mother--alas, now married to a different guy; who recollects with nostalgia and ache his younger manhood within the Paris of the early fifties, and his lifelong ardour for wine, ladies, and the Montreal Canadiens; who both did or didn't homicide his ally, Boogie, after learning him in mattress with the second one Mrs. Panofsky; whose satirical eye for the idiocies of today's Quebec separatists (as good as for each different type of political correctness) manages to offend his whole acquaintanceship (and will quickly be offending readers everywhere); and whose memory--though now not his bile--is, in his sixty-seventh 12 months, certainly slipping . . .

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