Kalooki Nights

CD - unabridged
Audio (13 discs)
Product Number: CP466
Released: Nov 14, 2007
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781428175952
Narrator/s: Steven Crossley
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Description

Self-described by the author as "the most Jewish novel that has ever been written by anybody, anywhere," Howard Jacobson's Kalooki Nights has received glowing critical accolades from every major publication in London. It is a strikingly profound testament to the truth that, even after enduring 5,000 years of hardships, the Jewish people still maintain an unbeatable sense of humour. "[A] work of genius."-Times (London)

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Author(s): Howard Jacobson
Awards:2006-Fiction-Longlist-Man Booker Prize
Imprint: Clipper Audio

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eAudio
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Author(s): Howard Jacobson
Narrator(s): Steven Crossley
Product Number Z10341
Released: Feb 01, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781490665573
eBook
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Author(s): Howard Jacobson
Product Number EB00570294
Released: Sep 25, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN: #9781416554028

Professional reviews

"Jacobson's entertaining novel features Max Glickman and his bizarre worldview, which seems woefully outdated. Max is a Jewish cartoonist seeking refuge from a persecution complex and a series of anti-Semitic, and Gentile, ex-wives. The story picks up steam when Max's friend, Manny Washinsky, is released from prison and Max is hired to develop a film based on Manny's life. Funny at times, head-shaking at others, the novel benefits from narrator Steven Crossley's narration, which is even more wry and sarcastic than Jacobson's own words. Crossley reads with a tone that appears to mock Max's own words. Despite this, Crossley rises above the material. A bit long, the novel will not bore, but for some listeners an abridged edition may be preferable. D.J.S. (c) AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine"

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