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TRUE HISTORY OF THE KELLY GANG

By: Carey, Peter

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber:

Seller ID: RWARE0000001808

ISBN: 0571207936

Condition: Very Good


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WRONG ABOUT JAPAN

By: Carey, Peter

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Vintage: 2009

Seller ID: RWARE0000046588

ISBN: 0571228704

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. When Peter Carey offered to take his son to Japan, 12-year-old Charley stipulated no temples or museums. He wanted to see manga, anime, and cool, weird stuff. His father said yes. Out of that bargain comes this enchanting tour of the mansion of Japanese culture, as entered through its garish, brightly lit back door. Guided-and at times judged-by an ineffably strange boy named Takashi, the Careys meet manga artists and anime directors, the meticulous i... View more info

TRUE HISTORY OF THE KELLY GANG

By: Carey, Peter

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Gardners Books: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000044394

ISBN: 0571209874

Condition: Good


In a dazzling act of ventriloquism, Peter Carey gives Ned Kelly a voice so wild, passionate and original that it is impossible not to believe that the famous bushranger himself is speaking from beyond the grave. True History of the Kelly Gang is the song of Australia, and it sings its protest in a v oice at once crude and delicate, menacing and heart-wrenching. Carey gives us Ned Kelly as orphan, as Oedipus, as horse thief, farmer, bushranger, ref ormer, bank-robber, police-killer and, finally, as his country's beloved Ro bin Hood. View more info

BLISS

By: Carey, Peter

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Picador: 1981

Seller ID: RWARE0000040975

ISBN: 033026785X

Condition: Good


Peter Carey's astonishing first novel is a fast-moving extravaganza, both f unny and gripping, about a man who, recovering from death, is convinced tha t he is in hell. 'Carey is one of the great story-tellers of our time, the kind who make you take the phone off the hook, forget the television and ignore the doorbell .' Evening Standard --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable ed ition of this title. Book Description Bliss: the debut novel from twice Booker Prize-winner, Peter Carey, author of Amnesia, Oscar and Lucinda and True History of the Kelly Gang. --This te xt refers to... View more info

TRUE HISTORY OF THE KELLY GANG

By: Carey, Peter

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber Limited: 2000

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000007201

ISBN: 0571192165

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A highly collectible first edition, protected in a new brodart wrapper. Out of nineteenth-century Australia rides a hero of his people and a man for all nations, in this masterpiece by the Booker Prize-winning author of Oscar and Lucinda and Jack Maggs. Exhilarating, hilarious, panoramic, and immediately engrossing, it is also ? at a distance of many thousand miles and more than a century ? a Great American Novel. View more info

THE CHEMISTRY OF TEARS

By: Peter (australia) Carey

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 2012

Seller ID: RWARE0000034762

ISBN: 0571280005

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info