A landmark in contemporary Australian literature, The Fat Man in History, brought early acclaim to Carey for his brilliant and ingenious fiction. These twelve stories introduce visionary landscapes of intense clarity, where the rules of the game are bizarre yet chillingly familiar.
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Peter Carey was born in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria and now lives in New York. He is the author of twelve previous novels, three short story collections and two books on travel. Among other prizes, he has won the Booker Prize twice, the Commonwealth Writers Prize twice and the Miles Franklin Literary Award three times.
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Book Description University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 1998. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Reprint. There is a quarter-inch split at the top left of the spine section of the dust jacket, the pages edges have darkened with age, and previous owners name at the top of the front end page. No other damage. These 12 stories introduce visionary landscapes of intense clarity, where the rules of the game a bizarre yet chillingly familiar. This is a commemorative edition, published in UQP's anniversary year. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. , 234 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0702230200. ISBN/EAN: 9780702230202. Inventory No: 0124427. Hardcover (Photographic Boards). Bookseller Inventory # 0124427
Book Description University of Queensland Pr (Australia), 1998. Pictorial Board with Dustjacke. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 234 pp. Browning to page edges. Size: 12mo. Bookseller Inventory # 37358
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