True History of the Kelly Gang
Carey explores the life and times of Australia's most enduring folk legend, Ned Kelly and his gang. Carey, using Ned Kelly himself as the powerful narrator of this novel, written for a daughter he will never seen, gives us an emotional life we could never imagine. A novel of the class-ridden society of colonial Victoria in the 1870s.
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THE TRUE HISTORY OF THE KELLY GANGUser Review - Kirkus
Booker Prize-winner Carey (Jack Maggs, 1998, etc.) assumes the voice of 19th-century Australian outlaw Ned Kelly.The story opens with an account of the Kelly gang's capture by police on June 28, 1880 ... Read full review
The True History of the Kelly GangUser Review - Thorpe-Bowker and Contributors - Books+Publishing
There is, of course, no `true history' of the Kelly Gang. The life and death of Ned Kelly constitutes one of Australia's most pervasive myths, and an often contested myth at that. Although ... Read full review