Mordecai Richler
Date of Birth
Jan 27, 1931
Birth Place:
Montreal, Quebec, Canada


Rising to fame with yarns spun around his childhood in Montreal's Jewish community in the 1940s, Canadian curmudgeon Mordecai Richler would go on to become a seminal figure in contemporary literature with such classic works as The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz and Solomon Gursky Was Here. Moving to London, England, in 1954 for 20 years, Richler continued writing until later moving back to his...