A comic account of a man’s search for meaning, identity and a suitable response to the burden of history; Coren’s examination of the nature of Jewishness (and, incidentally, of Englishness), of the lies we tell to survive and the stresses of urban life, is irreverent, funny, provocative and brave.
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Giles Coren writes opinion columns and restaurant reviews for The Times and was named Food and Drink Writer of the Year at the 2005 British Press Awards. Under the pseudonym of 'Professor Gideon Garter' he writes 'The Intellectual's Guide to Fashion' in the Sunday Times and in 1997 he ghost-wrote Against The Odds, the best-selling autobiography of the vacuum cleaner tycoon, James Dyson. He has also been a columnist on the Independent on Sunday, Tatler, GQ, the Mail on Sunday and Match of the Day magazine. Winkler is his first novel.
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Book Description Vintage Books, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 99479877