Peter Carey

Peter Carey

Peter Philip Carey is an award-winning Australian novelist. He has twice won the Booker Prize with Oscar and Lucinda and True History of the Kelly Gang.

Books by Peter Carey

Peter Carey loves weird stories and he is not a truth-teller. He just spins on into lies and fantasy. In Oscar and Lucinda he has marvellous description of a glass church floating down a river. So for me it’s the way he allows his imagination to play and to fill the space. He is also a very elegant writer.

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