Incomparable Atukby Mordecai Richler
Pub. Date: 10/01/1989
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Ltd.
Richler’s hilarious and devastating satire lampoons the self-deceptions of &
Transplanted to Toronto from his native Baffin Island, Atuk the poet is an unlikely overnight success. Eagerly adapting to a society steeped in pretension, bigotry, and greed, Atuk soon abandons the literary life in favour of more lucrative – and hazardous – schemes.
Richler’s hilarious and devastating satire lampoons the self-deceptions of “the Canadian identity” and derides the hypocrisy of a nation that seeks cultural independence by slavishly pursuing the American dream.
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