Nancy Richler

Nancy Richler

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in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
January 01, 1957




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Nancy Richler is a Canadian novelist. Born in Montreal, Quebec in 1957, she spent much of her adult life and career in Vancouver, British Columbia before returning to Montreal in the early 2010s.

Richler published her first novel, Throwaway Angels, in 1996. The novel was shortlisted for an Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel. Her 2003 novel Your Mouth Is Lovely won the 2003 Canadian Jewish Book Award for Fiction and the 2004 Adei Wizo Award. Her 2012 novel The Impostor Bride was a shortlisted nominee for the 2012 Scotiabank Giller Prize.

Average rating: 3.36 · 4,588 ratings · 685 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
The Imposter Bride
3.35 of 5 stars 3.35 avg rating — 4,383 ratings — published 2012 — 18 editions
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Your Mouth Is Lovely: A Novel
3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 198 ratings — published 2002 — 12 editions
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Throwaway Angels
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1996 — 2 editions
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preciosa es tu boca
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2002
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“I never really knew her," I said. "But you loved her," Ida answered, and again I wasn't sure if she meant that as an accusation or comfort. Was it less important or more important to know someone than to love them?”
Nancy Richler, The Imposter Bride

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