Peter Carey

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Manchester University Press, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 223 pages
Peter Carey is one of the most respected novelists writing today. Since the original edition of this book, Carey's fiction has reached a far wider international audience: he has won the Booker Prize for the second time with True History of the Kelly Gang, while Oscar and Lucinda has been made into a successful feature film. Bruce Woodcock's revised and expanded critical study now includes detailed readings of the recent novels, Jack Maggs and True History of the Kelly Gang, seeing them as the finest productions of a writer who continues to surprise and delight his readers with inventive creations and unique imagination.


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About the author (2003)

Bruce Woodcock is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Hull.