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Barney's Version (Vintage International) (English Edition) Charged with comic energy and a steely disregard for any pieties whatsoever, Barneys Version is a major Richler novel, the most personal and feeling book of a long and distinguished careerTold in the first person, it gives us the life and what a life of Barney Panofsky whose trashy TV company, Totally Useless Productions, has made him a small fortune whose three wives include a martyred feminist icon, a quintessential JCP Jewish Canadian Princess , and the incomparable Miriam, the perfect wife, lover, and mother alas, now married to another man who recalls with nostalgia and pain his young manhood in the Paris of the early fifties, and his lifelong passion for wine, women, and the Montreal Canadiens who either did or didnt murder his best friend, Boogie, after discovering him in bed with The Second Mrs Panofsky whose satirical eye for the idiocies of todays Quebec separatists as well as for every other kind of political correctness manages to offend his entire acquaintanceship and will soon be offending readers everywhere and whose memory though not his bile is, in his sixty seventh year, definitely slipping

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