Cocksure evokes the outrageous and bawdy years of the 'Swingin' Sixties'. Mordechai Richler has assembled the most bizarre gallery of types - Mortimer Griffin, worried about impotence and with good reason; Rachel Coleman, slinky Black Panther of the boudoir; the Star Maker, a movie tycoon of truly unnerving erotic abilities and a living miracle of spare-part surgery; a precocious group of schoolchildren with a taste for the teachings of the Marquis de Sade and many more characters all working out their problems against the frantic background of post-war freedom discovering Sixties Britain.
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Solomon Gursky was here, Mordecai Richler's most recent novel, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1990 and was awarded the Commonwealth Writers Prize 1990. His novels include St Urbain's Horseman, shortlisted for the Booker Prize, The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz and Joshua Then and Now. He is also the author of the childrens books Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang and Jacob Two-Two and the Dinosaur, as well as the essay collections, Hunting Tigers Under Glass, Home Sweet Home and Broadsides. He lived in London for twenty years, where he wrote for the New Statesman, Encounter, London Magazine and several national newspapers. In 1972 he returned to Canada with his wife and five children, and now lives in Montreal, where he was born.
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