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 Special priceOscar and Lucinda & True History of the Kelly Gang
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Oscar and Lucinda & True History of the Kelly Gang

Peter Carey, Peter Giles

Two novels in one hardback gift volume. Oscar and Lucinda and True History of the Kelly Gang by twice Booker winner Peter Carey

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Bliss
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Bliss

Peter Carey, Carey

Peter Carey's astonishing debut novel is a fast-moving extravaganza, both funny and gripping, about a man who, recovering from death, is convinced that he is in hell.

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Illywhacker
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Illywhacker

Peter Carey, Peter Hosking

Illywhacker is a dazzling comic narrative, from the lips of the 109-year-old Herbert Badgery, the 'illywhacker' or confidence trickster of the title.

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Illywhacker
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Illywhacker

Peter Carey, Peter Hosking

Illywhacker is a dazzling comic narrative, from the lips of the 109-year-old Herbert Badgery, the 'illywhacker' or confidence trickster of the title.

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Collected Stories
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Collected Stories

Peter Carey

The best of Carey's short fiction features here, drawn from work published previously in his two anthologies The Fat Man in History and War Crimes .

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A Long Way from Home

Peter Carey

Peter Carey has twice won the Booker Prize for his explorations of Australian history. A Long Way from Home is his late-style masterpiece.     

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Parrot and Olivier in America
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Parrot and Olivier in America

Peter Carey

When the young French aristocrat Olivier is sent to the New World, Parrot is sent with him. The son of an English printer, Parrot wanted to be an artist but has ended up as a servant. They make an unlikely pair, and there's...

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The Chemistry of Tears
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The Chemistry of Tears

Peter Carey

The Chemistry of Tears is both wildly entertaining and deeply moving, a portrait of love and loss that is simultaneously delicate and anarchic. At its heart is an image only the masterful Peter Carey could breath such life into -...

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Oscar and Lucinda
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Oscar and Lucinda

Peter Carey

Winner of the 1988 Booker Prize, this novel, set in Victorian England and Australia but told with a contemporary perspective, depicts the fatal and unrequited love shared by two remarkable misfits.

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The Fat Man in History and Other Stories
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The Fat Man in History and Other Stories

Peter Carey

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Illywhacker
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Illywhacker

Peter Carey

Written by the author of Oscar and Lucinda , Winner of the 1988 Booker Prize and Bliss , this novel illuminates human truths and exotic settings.

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True History of the Kelly Gang
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True History of the Kelly Gang

Peter Carey

True History of the Kelly Gang is Peter Carey's stunning, Booker Prize-winning novel about Australia's most famous outlaw. As he flees the police, Ned Kelly scribbles his ..

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My Life as a Fake
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My Life as a Fake

Peter Carey

Sarah Wode-Douglas is an aristocratic woman who has made her living as the editor of the poetry magazine First Proof , until she impulsively follows a friend to Kuala Lumpur. She meets Christopher Chubb, an enigmatic wreck of a...

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The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith
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The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith

Peter Carey

If you are not a citizen of Voorstand, you may not be familiar with the strange case of Tristan Smith and his illegal appropriation of Bruder Mouse.

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Theft: A Love Story
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Theft: A Love Story

Peter Carey

Narrated by the twin voices of the artist Butcher Bones, and his 'damaged two-hundred-and-twenty-pound brother' Hugh, Theft: A Love Story once again displays Peter Carey's extraordinary flair for language.

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Bliss
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Bliss

Peter Carey

Written by the author of Oscar and Lucinda , Winner of the 1988 Booker Prize and Illywhacker .

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The Tax Inspector
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The Tax Inspector

Peter Carey

The day Benny Catchprice was fired from the spare parts department of Catchprice Motors by his aunt Cathy, was also the day that Tax Inspector Maria Takis arrived to begin her overdue audit of the family business. From the author...

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Jack Maggs
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Jack Maggs

Peter Carey

What does he want after all these years, and why is he so interested in the comings and goings at a plush townhouse in Great Queen Street? And why is Jack himself an object of such interest to Tobias Oates, celebrated author,...

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Amnesia
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Amnesia

Peter Carey

It was a spring evening in Washington DC; a chilly autumn morning in Melbourne; it was exactly 22.00 Greenwich Mean Time when a worm entered the computerised control systems of hundreds of Australian prisons and released the locks...

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True History of the Kelly Gang
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True History of the Kelly Gang

Peter Carey

Here is a classic outlaw tale, made alive by the skill of a great novelist. There are no sentences like these in all Australian literature and yet they could only have grown from our soil.

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Bliss
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Bliss

Peter Carey

Peter Carey's novel is a fast-moving extravaganza, both funny and gripping, about a man who, recovering from death, is convinced that he is in hell.

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True History of the Kelly Gang
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True History of the Kelly Gang

Peter Carey

To the authorities in pursuit of him, outlaw Ned Kelly is a horse thief, bank robber and police-killer. But to his fellow ordinary Australians, Kelly is their own Robin Hood. In a dazzling act of ventriloquism, the author brings...

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Oscar and Lucinda
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Oscar and Lucinda

Peter Carey

Oscar is a young English clergyman who has broken with his past and developed a disturbing talent for gambling. A country girl of singular ambition, Lucinda moves to Sydney. Together this unlikely pair create and are created by...

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Oscar and Lucinda
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Oscar and Lucinda

Peter Carey, Steven Crossley, Recorded Books USA

Peter Carey's novel of the undeclared love between clergyman Oscar Hopkins and the heiress Lucinda Leplastrier is both a moving and beautiful love story and a historical tour de force set in Victorian times.

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Plainsong
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Plainsong

Kent Haruf, Peter Carey

Beautifully crafted, alive and quietly magnificent. I read it in one mesmerising sitting. I had no choice; it would not let me go Roddy Doyle

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The Dollhouse Family
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The Dollhouse Family

Mike Carey, Peter Gross

What secrets does the dollhouse hold?

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The Dollhouse Family
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The Dollhouse Family

Mike Carey, Peter Gross

Alice loves to talk to her dolls, and her dolls and dollhouse love to talk back.

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 Read reviewHis Illegal Self
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His Illegal Self

Peter Carey

This book is about the story of Che. Raised in isolated privilege by his New York grandmother, he is the precocious son of radical student activists at Harvard in the late sixties. This is an achingly beautiful story of the love...

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His Illegal Self
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His Illegal Self

Peter Carey

Seven-year-old Che was abandoned by his radical Havard-student parents during the upheaval of the 1960s, and since then has been raised in isolated privilege by his New York grandmother.

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A Long Way from Home
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A Long Way from Home

Peter Carey

Together with Willie, their lanky navigator, they embark upon the Redex Trial, a brutal race around the continent, over roads no car will ever quite survive.A Long Way from Home is Peter Carey's late style masterpiece;

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His Illegal Self
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His Illegal Self

Peter Carey

This book it about the story of Che. Raised in isolated privilge by his New York grandmother, he is the precocious son of radical student activists at Harvard in the late sixties. This is an achingly beautiful story of the love...

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 Read reviewParrot And Olivier In America
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Parrot And Olivier In America

Peter Carey, Humphrey Bower

As the narrative shifts between the perspectives of Parrot and Olivier, and their picaresque travels together and apart - in love and politics, prisons and the world of art - Peter Carey explores the adventure of American...

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Parrot And Olivier In America
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Parrot And Olivier In America

Peter Carey, Humphrey Bower

As the narrative shifts between the perspectives of Parrot and Olivier, and their picaresque travels together and apart - in love and politics, prisons and the world of art - Peter Carey explores the adventure of American...

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 Read reviewThe Chemistry Of Tears
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The Chemistry Of Tears

Peter Carey, Susan Lyons, Jefferson Mays

Her employer at the museum, aware of Catherine's grief, gives her a special project - to piece together both the mechanics and the story of an extraordinary automaton, commissioned in the nineteenth century by Henry Brandling to...

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The Chemistry Of Tears
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The Chemistry Of Tears

Peter Carey, Susan Lyons, Jefferson Mays

Her employer at the museum, aware of Catherine's grief, gives her a special project - to piece together both the mechanics and the story of an extraordinary automaton, commissioned in the nineteenth century by Henry Brandling to...

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Amnesia
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Amnesia

Peter Carey, Colin Friels

When Gaby Bailleux released the Angel Worm into Australia's prison system, allowing hundreds of asylum seekers to walk free, she also let the cat out of the bag. The Americans ran the prisons, like so many parts of her country,...

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Amnesia
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Amnesia

Peter Carey, Colin Friels

When Gaby Bailleux released the Angel Worm into Australia's prison system, allowing hundreds of asylum seekers to walk free, she also let the cat out of the bag. The Americans ran the prisons, like so many parts of her country,...

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Oscar and Lucinda
Audio

Oscar and Lucinda

Peter Carey, Steven Crossley, Recorded Books USA

Peter Carey's novel of the undeclared love between clergyman Oscar Hopkins and the heiress Lucinda Leplastrier is both a moving and beautiful love story and a historical tour de force set in Victorian times.

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True History of the Kelly Gang
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True History of the Kelly Gang

Peter Carey, Gianfranco Negroponte, Recorded Books USA

True History of the Kelly Gang is Peter Carey's stunning, Booker Prize-winning novel about Australia's most famous outlaw. As he flees the police, Ned Kelly scribbles his ..

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True History of the Kelly Gang
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True History of the Kelly Gang

Peter Carey, Gianfranco Negroponte, Recorded Books USA

True History of the Kelly Gang is Peter Carey's stunning, Booker Prize-winning novel about Australia's most famous outlaw. As he flees the police, Ned Kelly scribbles his ..

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Bliss
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Bliss

Peter Carey, Humphrey Bower, Soundbyte

This novel, by the author of Oscar and Lucinda , tells the story of a man who, recovering from death, is convinced that he is in hell. For the first time in his life, Harry Joy sees the world as it really is, and takes up a...

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Bliss
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Bliss

Peter Carey, Humphrey Bower, Soundbyte

This novel, by the author of Oscar and Lucinda , tells the story of a man who, recovering from death, is convinced that he is in hell. For the first time in his life, Harry Joy sees the world as it really is, and takes up a...

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The Tax Inspector
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The Tax Inspector

Peter Carey, Izabella Yena, Bolinda Studios

The day Benny Catchprice was fired from the spare parts department of Catchprice Motors by his aunt Cathy, was also the day that Tax Inspector Maria Takis arrived to begin her overdue audit of the family business. From the author...

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The Tax Inspector
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The Tax Inspector

Peter Carey, Izabella Yena, Bolinda Studios

The day Benny Catchprice was fired from the spare parts department of Catchprice Motors by his aunt Cathy, was also the day that Tax Inspector Maria Takis arrived to begin her overdue audit of the family business. From the author...

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The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith
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The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith

Peter Carey, Mark Lucas, Bolinda Studios

If you are not a citizen of Voorstand, you may not be familiar with the strange case of Tristan Smith and his illegal appropriation of Bruder Mouse.

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The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith
Audio

The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith

Peter Carey, Mark Lucas, Bolinda Studios

If you are not a citizen of Voorstand, you may not be familiar with the strange case of Tristan Smith and his illegal appropriation of Bruder Mouse.

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Jack Maggs
Audio

Jack Maggs

Peter Carey, Steve Shanahan, Baxter Audio

What does he want after all these years, and why is he so interested in the comings and goings at a plush townhouse in Great Queen Street? And why is Jack himself an object of such interest to Tobias Oates, celebrated author,...

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Jack Maggs
Audio

Jack Maggs

Peter Carey, Steve Shanahan, Baxter Audio

What does he want after all these years, and why is he so interested in the comings and goings at a plush townhouse in Great Queen Street? And why is Jack himself an object of such interest to Tobias Oates, celebrated author,...

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