Boys from Brazil, The, by Levin, Ira

Ira Levin's 1974 novel The Boys from Brazil was a crossover mass-market/SF novel that did a decent job with its SF themes. It's a book about cloning, and is in fact the seminal book about cloning Adolf Hitler. Fortunately the mass market parts sit more in the background and overall it is a fine novel with an interesting plot. Ira Levin is one of those “mainstream” authors like Cormac McCarthy and Michael Chabon who uses SF themes seriously and thoughtfully, and generally produces g[…]

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