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Peter Carey was born in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria in 1943. He has published 18 books and been translated into 24 languages. His numerous prize wins include the Man Booker Prize twice, the Commonwealth Writer’s Prize twice and the Miles Franklin Literary Award three times. His novels have sold in excess of one million copies in the UK alone. He has lived in New York for over twenty years.

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If you like Peter Carey you might also like to read books by William Boyd, Timothy Mo and David Mitchell.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Peter Carey

A Long Way From Home by Peter Carey
A Long Way From Home
Peter Carey
Together with Willie, their lanky navigator, they embark upon the Redex Trial, a brutal race around the continent, over roads no car will ever quite survive. A Long Way from Home is Peter Carey's late style masterpiece; a thrilling high...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/01/2018
Amnesia by Peter Carey
Amnesia
Peter Carey
A clever political thriller with a powerful message on a large scale. Computer hacking genius Gaby, involved with an extreme anarchist gang, is the daughter of a high ranking Australian politician. She manages to get prison doors to unlock and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/05/2015
Amnesia by Peter Carey
Amnesia
Peter Carey
One of our Books of the Year 2014. November 2014 Book of the Month. A clever political thriller with a powerful message on a large scale. Computer hacking genius Gaby, involved with...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2014
The Chemistry of Tears by Peter Carey
The Chemistry of Tears
Peter Carey
An automaton, a man and a woman who can never meet, a secret love story, and the fate of the world are all brought to life in this hauntingly moving novel from one of the finest writers of our time....
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/03/2013
The Chemistry of Tears by Peter Carey
The Chemistry of Tears
Peter Carey
An automaton, a man and a woman who can never meet, a secret love story, and the fate of the world are all brought to life in this hauntingly moving novel from one of the finest writers of our time.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
Parrot and Olivier in America by Peter Carey
Parrot and Olivier in America
Peter Carey
As the narrative shifts between the perspectives of Parrot, the son of an itinerant painter and Olivier, a French aristocrat and their picaresque travels together and apart - in love and politics, prisons and the world of art, Peter Carey...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/02/2011
Parrot and Olivier in America by Peter Carey
Parrot and Olivier in America
Peter Carey
Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2010. Shortlisted for the prestigious U.S. National Book Award 2010. Olivier is a French aristocrat, the traumatized child of survivors of the Revolution. Parrot the son of an itinerant printer who...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/02/2010
Theft : A Love Story by Peter Carey
Theft : A Love Story
Peter Carey
Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2006.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2006

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