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Peter Carey

Peter Carey is an Australian author who has won the Man Booker prize twice. Peter Carey won the Man Booker prize in 1988 for Oscar and Lucinda and again in 2001 for The True History of the Kelly Gang. Oscar and Lucinda is a story of a relationship based on risk, where the two partners can ill afford to lose. The True History of the Kelly Gang is an imaginative tale of a 19th century criminal and what it may have been like for a young man to coped with a fractured view of life.

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Bliss

Illywhacker

The True History of the Kelly Gang

My Life As a Fake

Bliss

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Book Review:

Awakening from death, Harvey Joy is convinced that he has arrived in Hell and sets about to describe his expeiences in the underworld.

Book Condition:
Some wear to covers and browning to edges otherwisw Good Copy
Faber+Faber Paperback 1991 Reprint
Book Weight: 206g

Book Type:
Fiction Novel
ISBN-051716272X

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Illywhacker

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Book Review:

Herbert Badgery is 139 years old, or so he says,and he has lots of yarns to tell, as he would, being a confidence-trickster. This novel was shortlisted for the 1984 Man Booker Prize

Book Condition:
Slight wear to covers otherwise Good Copy
Faber+Faber Paperback 1986 Reprint Large Format
Book Weight: 407g

Book Type:
Fiction Novel
ISBN-0571139493

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About Peter Carey

The True History of the Kelly Gang

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Book Review:

Peter Carey's take on Ned Kelly as you have never seen him before.

Book Condition:
Slight wear to covers otherwise Good Copy
Faber+Faber Paperback 2001 Reprint
Book Weight: 275g

Book Type:
Fiction Novel
ISBN-0571209874

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About Peter Carey

My Life As a Fake

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Book Review:

Christopher Chubb has left behind him a life of deception in Melbourne. But even in Kuala Lumpur his past won`t leave him alone.

Book Condition:
Slight wear to covers otherwise Good Copy
Faber+Faber Paperback 2004 Reprint
Book Weight: 215g

Book Type:
Fiction Novel
ISBN-057121620X

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