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Jurek Becker • 2 Books
Jacob the Liar (1976)
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    Matters of History (3 Reviews)
    Miss Silver's Past, by Josef Skvorecky
    1. Miss Silver's Past by Josef Skvorecky
    2. Reasons of State by Alejo Carpentier
    3. Jacob the Liar by Jurek Becker
    Encounter, May 1976, pp. 72-74
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    Human Dialogues Are Born (3 Reviews)
    The City Builder, by George Konrad
    1. The City Builder by George Konrad
    2. This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen by Tadeusz Borowski
    3. Jacob the Liar by Jurek Becker
    The Nation, April 23, 1977, pp. 504-505
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    Porn Free (4 Reviews)
    The Eleven Thousand Rods, by Guillaume Apollinaire
    1. The Eleven Thousand Rods by Guillaume Apollinaire
    2. Morrow's Ants by Edward Hyams
    3. Bird of Passage by Mai Zetterling
    4. Jacob the Liar by Jurek Becker
    The New Statesman, January 30, 1976, p. 137
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    Briefly Noted (5 Reviews)
    The Yellow Admiral, by Patrick O'Brian
    1. The Yellow Admiral by Patrick O'Brian
    2. Jacob the Liar by Jurek Becker
    3. The Devil Knows How to Ride by Edward E. Leslie
    4. Doing Battle by Paul Fussell
    5. Immortelles: Memoir of a Will-o'-the-Wisp by Mireille Marokvia
    The New Yorker, January 13, 1997, p. 79