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The Finkler Question - Howard Jacobson
The Finkler Question
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781408808870 (1408808870)
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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moving under skies
moving under skies rated it
3.0 The Finkler Question
I was utterly prepared to LOVE! this from the first paragraph. The introduction to goyish, hapless, morbidly romantic Julian Treslove set my heart a-thumping: at last!, I thought, here is a book worthy of the adjective 'Nabokovian!' And at first the book is Nabokovian in the best way; in fact, certa...
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4.0 The Finkler Question
Nigeyb rated it
I picked this up having run out of books on holiday. This book was lying around in my holiday accommodation. This is not a proper review just a few quick thoughts. I really enjoyed the first half of the book which made me laugh out loud on a few occasions. The book covers middle age insecurity, ...
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5.0 The Finkler Question (Man Booker Prize)
The Finkler Question is not an easy book to read. In subtle and not so subtle ways, it exposes the underbelly of every anti-Semitic stereotype and incident, on G-d's earth. I often asked myself as I read it, is this book a good thing or a bad one, for Jews. Is the picture it presents of the worst si...
Don't Be Afraid of the Dork
Don't Be Afraid of the Dork rated it
I recently set myself the goal of reading through all the Man Booker prize winners. I decided to start on the most recent winners and work backwards as some of the earlier winners are hard to find. The Finkler Question is the 2010 winner and it left me wishing I had tried to look a little harder f...
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