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Theft: A Love Story by Peter Carey
  

Synopsis

Theft: A Love Story by Peter Carey

Narrated by the twin voices of the artist Butcher Bones, and his 'damaged two-hundred-and-twenty-pound brother' Hugh, Theft: A Love Story once again displays Peter Carey's extraordinary flair for language. Ranging from the rural wilds of Australia to Manhattan via Tokyo, it is a brilliant and moving exploration of art, fraud, friendship and redemption.

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'A funny, gorgeous steal of a book.'
Ali Smith

About the Author

Peter Carey

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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Book Info

Publication date

7th June 2007

Author

Peter Carey

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Author's Website

petercareybooks.com/

Publisher

Faber & Faber

Format

Paperback
320 pages

Categories

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780571231508

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