The Last Parable

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The Last Parable
Author Alec Coppel
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Genre Character study
Publisher Arthur Barker[1]
Publication date

The Last Parable is a 1953 novel by Alec Coppel about the life and times of a judge. It differed from much of Coppel's usual output in that it was not a murder mystery or comedy.[2][3]

The book was banned in Ireland.[4]


  1. ^ "BOOKS RECEIVED" The Manchester Guardian Manchester (UK) 25 April 1953: 3.
  2. ^ Vagg, Stephen. 'Alec Coppel: Australian Playwright and Survivor.' Australasian Drama Studies, No. 56, Apr 2010: 219-232.
  3. ^ "BOOKS". The Argus. Melbourne. 26 September 1953. p. 11 Supplement: The Argus Weekender. Retrieved 2 January 2016 – via National Library of Australia. 
  4. ^ "'Picture Post' on banned list" The Irish Times; Dublin, Ireland 20 June 1953: 4.

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