“Mordecai Richler has proven beyond all doubt that he ranks with
this century’s best novelists.”
“Richler possesses a powerful and fecund imagination. . . .”
“He is a gifted stylist, with a great ear for parody and comic dialogue…”
–New York Times Book Review
“Richler is a comic writer who sprays his personality on his fiction like a tomcat.”
–The Times (U.K.)
From the Paperback edition.