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A Canadian writer, best known for his stories of [[AuthorAvatar Montreal-born Jewish characters]], often [[JerkAss contrary, argumentative, and morally ambiguous]]. Although he's primarily remembered as one of Canada's literary bright lights, turning out books like ''Solomon Gursky Was Here'' and ''Literature/The ApprenticeshipOfDuddyKravitz'', he also wrote children's books like the ''Literature/JacobTwoTwo'' stories, essays and journalism giving his often crabby views on everything from Israel to Quebec, and even a book about pool. Several of his books have been turned into films, most recently ''[[Literature/BarneysVersion Barney's Version]]''.

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A Canadian writer, best known for his stories of [[AuthorAvatar Montreal-born Jewish characters]], often [[JerkAss contrary, argumentative, and morally ambiguous]]. Although he's primarily remembered as one of Canada's literary bright lights, turning out books like ''Solomon Gursky Was Here'' and ''Literature/The ApprenticeshipOfDuddyKravitz'', ''Literature/TheApprenticeshipOfDuddyKravitz'', he also wrote children's books like the ''Literature/JacobTwoTwo'' stories, essays and journalism giving his often crabby views on everything from Israel to Quebec, and even a book about pool. Several of his books have been turned into films, most recently ''[[Literature/BarneysVersion Barney's Version]]''.


A Canadian writer, best known for his stories of [[AuthorAvatar Montreal-born Jewish characters]], often [[JerkAss contrary, argumentative, and morally ambiguous]]. Although he's primarily remembered as one of Canada's literary bright lights, turning out books like ''Solomon Gursky Was Here'' and ''The Apprenticeship Of Duddy Kravitz'', he also wrote children's books like the ''Literature/JacobTwoTwo'' stories, essays and journalism giving his often crabby views on everything from Israel to Quebec, and even a book about pool. Several of his books have been turned into films, most recently ''[[Literature/BarneysVersion Barney's Version]]''.

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A Canadian writer, best known for his stories of [[AuthorAvatar Montreal-born Jewish characters]], often [[JerkAss contrary, argumentative, and morally ambiguous]]. Although he's primarily remembered as one of Canada's literary bright lights, turning out books like ''Solomon Gursky Was Here'' and ''The Apprenticeship Of Duddy Kravitz'', ''Literature/The ApprenticeshipOfDuddyKravitz'', he also wrote children's books like the ''Literature/JacobTwoTwo'' stories, essays and journalism giving his often crabby views on everything from Israel to Quebec, and even a book about pool. Several of his books have been turned into films, most recently ''[[Literature/BarneysVersion Barney's Version]]''.


A Canadian writer, best known for his stories of [[AuthorAvatar Montreal-born Jewish characters]], often [[JerkAss contrary, argumentative, and morally ambiguous]]. Although he's primarily remembered as one of Canada's literary bright lights, turning out books like ''Solomon Gursky Was Here'' and ''The Apprenticeship Of Duddy Kravitz'', he also wrote children's books like the ''Literature/JacobTwoTwo'' stories, essays and journalism giving his often crabby views on everything from Israel to Quebec, and even a book about pool. Several of his books have been turned into films, most recently [[Literature/BarneysVersion Barney's Version]].

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A Canadian writer, best known for his stories of [[AuthorAvatar Montreal-born Jewish characters]], often [[JerkAss contrary, argumentative, and morally ambiguous]]. Although he's primarily remembered as one of Canada's literary bright lights, turning out books like ''Solomon Gursky Was Here'' and ''The Apprenticeship Of Duddy Kravitz'', he also wrote children's books like the ''Literature/JacobTwoTwo'' stories, essays and journalism giving his often crabby views on everything from Israel to Quebec, and even a book about pool. Several of his books have been turned into films, most recently [[Literature/BarneysVersion ''[[Literature/BarneysVersion Barney's Version]].Version]]''.



* AuthorAvatar - All over the place.
* CanadaEh - Massively averted.
* CanonWelding - Quite a few of his characters show up in multiple novels.
* JerkAss - More than a few
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold
* NWordPrivileges - His Jewish characters can often be greedy, venal, and generally nasty.
* TakeThat

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* AuthorAvatar - AuthorAvatar: All over the place.
* CanadaEh - CanadaEh: Massively averted.
* CanonWelding - CanonWelding: Quite a few of his characters show up in multiple novels.
* JerkAss - CreatorProvincialism: All his books are set, at least in part, in UsefulNotes/{{Montreal}}.
* JerkAss:
More than a few
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold
JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Several of his main characters. Barney Persofsky, title character of ''Barney's Version'', features a crabby man who secretly pays to have faked Bulgarian tabloid news clips sent to an actress on the soap opera he produces so that she feels she is popular.
* NWordPrivileges - NWordPrivileges: His Jewish characters can often be greedy, venal, and generally nasty.
* TakeThatTakeThat: And how!


A Canadian writer, best known for his stories of [[AuthorAvatar Montreal-born Jewish characters]], often [[JerkAss contrary, argumentative, and morally ambiguous]]. Although he's primarily remembered as one of Canada's literary bright lights, turning out books like ''Solomon Gursky Was Here'' and ''The Apprenticeship Of Duddy Kravitz'', he also wrote children's books like the JacobTwoTwo stories, essays and journalism giving his often crabby views on everything from Israel to Quebec, and even a book about pool. Several of his books have been turned into films, most recently [[Literature/BarneysVersion Barney's Version]].

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A Canadian writer, best known for his stories of [[AuthorAvatar Montreal-born Jewish characters]], often [[JerkAss contrary, argumentative, and morally ambiguous]]. Although he's primarily remembered as one of Canada's literary bright lights, turning out books like ''Solomon Gursky Was Here'' and ''The Apprenticeship Of Duddy Kravitz'', he also wrote children's books like the JacobTwoTwo ''Literature/JacobTwoTwo'' stories, essays and journalism giving his often crabby views on everything from Israel to Quebec, and even a book about pool. Several of his books have been turned into films, most recently [[Literature/BarneysVersion Barney's Version]].


A Canadian writer, best known for his stories of [[AuthorAvatar Montreal-born Jewish characters]], often [[JerkAss contrary, argumentative, and morally ambiguous]]. Although he's primarily remembered as one of Canada's literary bright lights, turning out books like {{Solomon Gursky Was Here}} and {{The Apprenticeship Of Duddy Kravitz}}, he also wrote children's books like the {{Jacob Two Two}} stories, essays and journalism giving his often crabby views on everything from Israel to Quebec, and even a book about pool. Several of his books have been turned into films, most recently [[BarneysVersion Barney's Version]].

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A Canadian writer, best known for his stories of [[AuthorAvatar Montreal-born Jewish characters]], often [[JerkAss contrary, argumentative, and morally ambiguous]]. Although he's primarily remembered as one of Canada's literary bright lights, turning out books like {{Solomon ''Solomon Gursky Was Here}} Here'' and {{The ''The Apprenticeship Of Duddy Kravitz}}, Kravitz'', he also wrote children's books like the {{Jacob Two Two}} JacobTwoTwo stories, essays and journalism giving his often crabby views on everything from Israel to Quebec, and even a book about pool. Several of his books have been turned into films, most recently [[BarneysVersion [[Literature/BarneysVersion Barney's Version]].


* JerkAssWithAHeartofGold

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A Canadian writer, best known for his stories of [[AuthorAvatar Montreal-born Jewish characters]], often [[JerkAss contrary, argumentative, and morally ambiguous]]. Although he's primarily remembered as one of Canada's literary bright lights, turning out books like {{Solomon Gursky Was Here}} and {{The Apprenticeship Of Duddy Kravitz}}, he also wrote children's books like the {{Jacob Two Two}} stories, essays and journalism giving his often crabby views on everything from Israel to Quebec, and even a book about pool. Several of his books have been turned into films, most recently [[BarneysVersion Barney's Version]].
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!!Tropes often appearing in Richler's works:

* AuthorAvatar - All over the place.
* CanadaEh - Massively averted.
* CanonWelding - Quite a few of his characters show up in multiple novels.
* JerkAss - More than a few
* JerkAssWithAHeartofGold
* NWordPrivileges - His Jewish characters can often be greedy, venal, and generally nasty.
* TakeThat
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