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Peter Carey

Karen Lamb

Peter Carey

the genesis of fame

by Karen Lamb

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Published by Angus&Robertson in Pymble, NSW .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Carey, Peter, -- 1943-

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography.

    StatementKaren Lamb.
    SeriesImprint Editions
    The Physical Object
    Pagination83p. ;
    Number of Pages83
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21185668M
    ISBN 100207176426

      Yet Carey is always in control of the sentence, using it to charm, inform,and precise nature of Ned Kelly's lawlessness is central to Carey's book, for most of Kelly's crimes are seen as reactions against a cruel and unjust system being enacted against immigrants by the predominantly British system in by:   Oscar and Lucinda is the best book by my favourite living author. I am a failed writer, and it is thanks to authors as talented as Peter Carey (and there are only a handful) that I chose to give up: I couldn't possibly hope to capture human life on the page, with all its infinite possibilities, as beautifully, gracefully, amusingly and touchingly as Peter by:

    Peter Carey is in my top five all time favourite authors. I eagerly await each book he releases. Unfortunately I don't think Amnesia is up there with his best works. Its readable and at times very interesting and I finished it because it was written by Carey. It doesn't really gel for me/5(98).   Peter Carey. Peter Carey is the author of thirteen previous novels. In addition to the Booker Prize, his honors include the Commonwealth Writers' Prize and the Miles Franklin Literary Award. Born in Australia, he has lived in New York City for more than twenty-five years.

    A second book of stories, War Crimes (), was equally well received and won an important Australian literary award. His first novel, Bliss, appeared in At the time Carey was balancing his writing career with the operation of an advertising agency in Sydney, and his 4/5(7). Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. FREE Delivery on orders over £10 for books or over £20 for other categories shipped by Amazon.


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Peter Carey subtitles his book about Sydney "a wildly distorted account". He was wise to warn the reader, though distorted is not the word I would choose to describe this fabulously idiosyncratic small masterpiece about that fabled Australian city.

Anxious, fierce, fearsome and fretful are more accurate adjectives for Carey's vision. London book fair: new Peter Carey and Benedict Cumberbatch snaps up Matt Haig. February Asylum policies 'brutal and shameful', authors tell Turnbull and Dutton.

A Long Way from Home charts old territory and strikes out in new directions. It’s one of Carey’s best, and boldest, efforts yet.” —Anthony Domestico, The Boston Globe “Peter Carey’s new novel is a pretty remarkable beast Strange, tender, always somehow comical Cited by: 1.

"We have a great novelist living on the planet with us, and his name is Peter Carey." —Los Angeles Times Book Review "Imaginative and audacious A twentieth-century, post-colonial Dickens novel This strange, bold, gripping, and wonderful novel is the story of a power struggle, a double love story, a quest story, and a story of /5(62).

About Peter Carey. Peter Carey is the author of thirteen previous novels and is a two-time winner of the Booker Prize.

His other honors include the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and the Miles Franklin Literary Award. Born in Australia, he has lived in New More about Peter Carey. • A Long Way from Home by Peter Carey is published by Faber & Faber (£). To order a copy for £ go to or.

Peter Carey, in full Peter Philip Carey, (born May 7,Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Australia), Australian writer known for featuring the surreal in his short stories and novels.

Carey attended the prestigious Geelong Grammar School and studied for a year at Monash University in Clayton, Victoria. He worked as an advertising copywriter and at various other odd jobs in Australia and England. It’s one of Carey’s best, and boldest, efforts yet.” —Anthony Domestico, The Boston Globe “Peter Carey’s new novel is a pretty remarkable beast Strange, tender, always somehow comical A wild, strange, magical ride of a book.” —Sam Leith, The Telegraph (UK)Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

Harry Joy is 39, an ad-man in an unnamed Australian city, who while mowing his lawn one day has a heart attack and dies. Then, nine seconds later, his heart re-catches and he's again alive. But in the meantime, temporarily dead, he's learned a few things.

One, that there are such distinct and immutable qualities as Good and Evil; two, that the principalities of Heaven and Hell (worlds in the.

Fiendishly devious and addictively readable, Peter Carey’s My Life as a Fake is a moral labyrinth constructed around the uneasy relationship between literature and lying. In steamy, fetid Kuala Lumpur inSarah Wode-Douglass, the editor of a London poetry journal, meets a mysterious Australian named Christopher :   A LONG WAY FROM HOME By Peter Carey pp.

Alfred A. Knopf. $ With his new novel, Peter Carey continues his streak of using titles. Description: Peter Carey is one of the most respected novelists writing today.

Since the original edition of this book, Carey's fiction has reached a far wider international audience: he has won the Booker Prize for the second time with True History of the Kelly Gang, while Oscar and Lucinda has been made into a successful feature film.

Peter Carey will be in conversation with Joseph O’Connor at the Peppercanister Church in Dublin on Friday, January 19th, at 7pm, as part of International Literature Festival Dublin. See Author: Arminta Wallace. Peter Carey was born inin Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Australia.

His parents, who had a General Motors dealership, sent him to Geelong Grammar School, one of the leading private schools, "where the children of Australia's Best Families all spoke with English accents".

All Book Search results » About the author () Born in Bacchus Marsh, Australia, inPeter Carey lives in New York City with his wife and two sons. He is the author of five previous novels and a collection of stories. Bibliographic information. Title: Jack Maggs: A Novel4/5(13).

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Peter Carey -- the complete book list. Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, synopses, book covers, ratings and awards. Peter Carey's first novel and first Miles Franklin winner, Bliss remains a work ahead of its time.

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Facebook gives people the power to.A very popular book penned by author Peter Carey is entitled ‘Oscar and Lucinda’. It was released by the Queensland University Press inafter its initial release in The main characters of this book include Oscar Hopkins, Hugh Stratton, Lucinda Leplastrier, and Reverand Dennis Hasset.