Operation Shylock: A Confession

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What if a lookalike stranger stole your name, usurped your biography, and went about the world pretending to be you?

In this tour de force of fact and fiction, Philip Roth meets a man who may or may not be Philip Roth. Because someone with that name has been touring the State of Israel, promoting a bizarre exodus in reverse of the Jews. Roth decides to stop him - even if that means impersonating his impersonator.

Suspenseful, hilarious, hugely impassioned, pulsing with intelligence and narrative energy, Operation Shylock is at once a spy story, a political thriller, a meditation on identity, and a confession.

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"A very buoyant book, part truth, part fiction, combining sophistication with an equally beguiling vulgarity...it does leave one relishing it and wanting to read more" ( Spectator)

"Subtle, funny and furious... Operation Shylock is no mere scrapbook of Roth's favourite topics, but a hefty encyclopaedia... In Roth's canny hands, nothing succeeds like excess" ( Observer)

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