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Joshua Then and Now by Mordecai Richler
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Joshua Then and Now (1980)

by Mordecai Richler

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A good novel about success and what it means to the writer. MR was a good novelist, and the book has had many good reviews over the years. ( )
  DinadansFriend | May 9, 2014 |
This creatively constructed novel has the reader travel from Canada to England to Spain on Joshua Shapiro's journey through life. Intelligent and intellectual, it also recounts Jewish history but does a great job of giving voice to various characters, poor and rich, young and old, Christian and Jewish... a veritable fresco of humanity. Richler uses biting humour to bind it all together. A delightful and thought-provoking novel. ( )
  Cecilturtle | May 16, 2009 |
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Jonkheer, ChristienTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Lay your sleeping head, my love,
Human on my faithless arm;
Time and fevers burn away
Individual beauty from
Thoughtful children, and the grave
Proves the child ephemeral:
But in my arms till break of day
Let the living creature lie,
Mortal, guilty, but to me
The entirely beautiful.
W.H. Auden
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For old Ted Kotcheff,
young Ted Allan,
and Miss Nina Bourne
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Look at me now, Joshua thought.
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