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  • True History of the Kelly Gang by Peter Carey
    True History of the Kelly Gang (Paperback) Peter Carey

    of age and know what it is to be raised on lies and silence...'To the authorities in pursuit of him, outlaw Ned Kelly is a horse thief, bank robber and police-killer. In a dazzling act of ventriloquism, Peter Carey brings the famous bushranger wildly and passionately to life.

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  • Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey
    Oscar and Lucinda (Paperback) Peter Carey

    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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  • Parrot and Olivier in America by Peter Carey
    Parrot and Olivier in America (Paperback) Peter Carey

    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 democracy, in theory and in practice, with dazzling wit and inventiveness.

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  • Wrong About Japan by Peter Carey
    Wrong About Japan (Paperback) Peter Carey

    In a stunning memoir-cum-travelogue Peter Carey charts this journey, inspired by Charley's passion for Japanese Manga and anime, and explores his own resulting re-evaluation of Japan.

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  • Theft: A Love Story by Peter Carey
    Theft: A Love Story (Paperback) 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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  • Data Protection: A Practical Guide to UK and EU Law by Peter Carey
    Data Protection: A Practical Guide to UK and EU Law (English, Paperback) Peter Carey

    Written by one of the UK's leading data protection experts, this invaluable handbook offers practical solutions to issues arising in relation to data protection law within the UK and EU.

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  • Jack Maggs by Peter Carey
    Jack Maggs (Paperback) 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, amateur hypnotist and fellow burglar - in this case of people's minds, of their histories and inner phantoms?

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  • Freedom Entrepreneur by Peter Carey
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  • Illywhacker by Peter Carey
    Illywhacker (Paperback) Peter Carey

    An illywhacker is a confidence trickster, and Herbert Badgery, the 139-year-old narrator of this dazzling comic novel, may be the king of them all.

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  • The Tax Inspector by Peter Carey
    The Tax Inspector (Paperback) Peter Carey

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

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  • The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith by Peter Carey
    The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith (Paperback) 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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  • The Chemistry of Tears by Peter Carey
    The Chemistry of Tears (Paperback) Peter Carey

    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 amuse his dying son.

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  • Collected Stories by Peter Carey
    Collected Stories (Paperback) Peter Carey

    Peter Carey is justly renowned for his novels, which have included the Booker Prize-winning titles Oscar and Lucinda and True History of the Kelly Gang. He is also a dazzling writer of short stories. This volume collects together all the stories from The Fat Man in History and War Crimes as well as three other stories.

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  • Bliss by Peter Carey
    Bliss (English, Paperback) Peter 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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  • Parrot and Olivier in America by Peter Carey
    Parrot and Olivier in America (English, Paperback) Peter Carey

    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 democracy, in theory and in practice, with dazzling wit and inventiveness.

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  • Freedom Entrepreneur by Peter Carey
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  • Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey
    Oscar and Lucinda (English, Paperback) Peter Carey

    Set in nineteenth-century Australia, the story of an unlikely romance between a rebellious Anglican priest and a teenaged heiress who buys a glass factory is the basis of a major motion picture. Reprint. 30,000 first printing. Movie tie-in.

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  • My Life as a Fake by Peter Carey
    My Life as a Fake (Paperback) Peter Carey

    Choosing as his target the most avant-garde of the literary magazines, he submits for publication the entire oeuvre of one Bob McCorkle, a working-class poet of raw power and sexual frankness, conveniently dead at twenty-four and entirely the product of Chubb's imagination.

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  • The Political Economy of Social Control in Singapore by Christopher Tremewan
    The Political Economy of Social Control in Singapore (English, Paperback) Christopher Tremewan, Manuela Mosca

    `The thesis presented here will not only change the way in which we understand contemporary Singaporean society and the relationship between the state and its citizens, but will also provoke a debate about the social costs of economic development in other parts of the world, and the future security of the island republic - increasingly a Chinese enclave in a Malay sea - in the twenty-first...

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