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Sinclair, Clive

SINCLAIR, CLIVE

SINCLAIR, CLIVE (1948– ), British writer and critic. Sinclair was born in London. In 1973 he published his first novel Bibliosexuality. His short stories were published in two volumes, Hearts of Gold (1979) and Bedbugs (1982), collections which established him as a major talent among Anglo-Jewish writers. A feature of his stories is the strong focus on Jewish and Israeli themes, imagery, and idioms. He wrote a critical-biographical study of Isaac Bashevis *Singer and Israel Joshua *Singer, The Brothers Singer (1982). In 1983–87 Sinclair served as literary editor of the London Jewish Chronicle. Later novels include Blood Libels (1987) and Augustus Rex (1993), and an account of Israel, Diaspora Blues (1987).

[Susan Strul]

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