Cocksure by Mordecai Richler

By Mordecai Richler

Within the swinging tradition of sixties' London, Canadian Mortimer Griffin is a beleaguered editor adrift in a sea of hypocrisy and deceit. by myself in an international the place not anyone stocks his values yet every body wishes an identical issues, Mortimer needs to navigate the currents of those altering instances. Richler's eccentric forged of characters comprise the beautiful Polly, who conducts her existence as if it have been a film, whole with censor-type cuts in any respect the climactic moments; Rachel Coleman, slinky Black Panther of the boudoir; big name Maker, the narcissistic Hollywood rich person who has found the key of everlasting lifestyles; and a precocious workforce of faculty youngsters with a style for the lessons of the Marquis de Sade. Cocksure is a savagely humorous satire on tv, videos, and the leisure industry. This is Mordecai Richler at his so much caustic and depraved best.

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They all helped. Across the creek and up the bank swung the Slow Train to Oxmox, dripping mud, snails, and duckweed. Everyone stayed dry, except Edwin. “Now we’re tootin’,” piped the conductor. “Young fellow, it’s good to have you aboard. ” “Actually, I’m a mechanical engineer,” Edwin replied. “So, on to Oxmox,” announced the conductor. “With stops at Tumblerock, and Corklepop Tunnel, and who knows? Maybe a few other places. ” SSSS—ptoo! The smokestack spat. The whistle gurgled. The engine rattled and sneezed, spraying Edwin’s glasses.

The smokestack spat. The whistle gurgled. The engine rattled and sneezed, spraying Edwin’s glasses. He blinked. “Wow,” said Edwin. “That felt like the biggest, wettest, sloppiest kiss ever! ” And the autumn sun shone down, drying up the speckles on the glasses of Edwin Blink.

The smokestack spat. The whistle gurgled. The engine rattled and sneezed, spraying Edwin’s glasses. He blinked. “Wow,” said Edwin. “That felt like the biggest, wettest, sloppiest kiss ever! ” And the autumn sun shone down, drying up the speckles on the glasses of Edwin Blink.

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