Bernard Malamud

(1914—1986) American novelist and short-story writer

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American novelist, best known for his novel The Fixer (1967), the story of a Jewish handyman or ‘fixer’ in Tsarist Russia just before the First World War, who is falsely accused of murder and turned into a scapegoat for anti‐Semitic feeling. Other works include A New Life (1961), The Tenants (1971), Dubin's Lives (1979), God's Grace (1982), and volumes of short stories.

Subjects: Literature.

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