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Choice of Enemies, a (1957) [Novel]
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A colony of Canadian and American writers and filmmakers, exiled by McCarthyist witch-hunts at home, find themselves in London, England, where they evolve a society every bit as merciless, destructive, and close-minded as that from which they have fled. The bonds of the group are strained when Norman Price, an academic turned hack writer, befriends an enigmatic German refugee. Ostracized by his colleagues, Norman soon perceives how easily conviction devolves into tyranny. Believing that all alliances are discredited, he enters a moral nightmare in which his choice of enemies is no longer clear. With relentless irony and biting accuracy, Mordecai Richler maps out a surreal territory of doubt, describing not only one man's personal dilemma but the moral condition of modern society.

Original title: A Choice of Enemies
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionBohemians & Expatriates
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

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A Choice of Enemies (1957)
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Language: English

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A Choice of Enemies (April 30, 2002)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Toronto
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
ISBN: 9780771075117
Pages: 272

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A Choice of Enemies (April 10, 1993)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Toronto
Publisher: New Canadian Library
ISBN: 9780771099717
Dimensions: 4.2 x 7 x 0.6
Notes (IBList user synopsis): Afterword by Neil Besner

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