Satirical novel about the effect of American television success on a young Australian from the outback, Jacko Emptor. Author's novels have gained him many awards, including the Booker Prize for 'Schindler's Ark'. 'Keneally's prose is compact, stinging and near-perfect' ('Kirkus Reviews').
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'm a little in two minds on this, the last of my most recent set of second hand bounty. It is a very readable satire on media values and the differences between Australian and American culture, funny in places and thought provoking in others, but overall I struggled to engage with the characters. Read full review