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  • Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey
    Oscar and Lucinda (English, 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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  • 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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  • True History of the Kelly Gang by Peter Carey
    True History of the Kelly Gang (English, 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • His Illegal Self by Peter Carey
    His Illegal Self (Paperback) 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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  • True History of the Kelly Gang by Peter Carey
    True History of the Kelly Gang (English, Paperback) Peter Carey

    The introduction, discussion questions, author biography, and suggested reading list that follow are designed to enhance your group's reading of Peter Carey's True History of the Kelly Gang . We hope they will provide you with new ways of thinking and talking about a novel that vividly re-creates the life of Australia's most famous and most fascinating outlaw.

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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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  • 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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  • 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 Tax Inspector by Peter Carey
    The Tax Inspector (English, 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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  • Amnesia by Peter Carey
    Amnesia (English, Paperback) Peter Carey

    A Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph and Guardian Book of the Year When Gaby Baillieux, a young woman from suburban Melbourne, releases the Angel Worm into the computers of Australia's prison system, hundreds of asylum seekers walk free.

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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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  • Illywhacker by Peter Carey
    Illywhacker (English, 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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  • 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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  • Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey
    Oscar and Lucinda (English, 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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  • Freedom Entrepreneur by Peter Carey
    Freedom Entrepreneur (Paperback) Peter Carey $9.99
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  • The Fat Man in History by Peter Carey
    The Fat Man in History (English, Paperback) Peter Carey

    If, in some post-Marxist utopia, obesity were declared counterrevolutionary, how would a houseful of fat men strike back?  If it were possible to win a new body by lottery, what kind of people would choose ugliness? If two gun-toting thugs decided to take over a business?and run it through sheer terror?how far would their methods take them?...

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  • The Chemistry of Tears by Visiting Professor Peter Carey
    The Chemistry of Tears (English, Paperback) Visiting Professor Peter Carey

    Forced to hide her grief when her married lover dies unexpectedly, museum curator Catherine Gehrig works in solitude to restore a nineteenth-century automaton and finds comfort in the journals of its adventurous commissioner.

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