Peter Carey

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The Australian book you should read next: True History of the Kelly Gang by Peter Carey | Caro Llewellyn
In Carey’s take on the enduring Australian myth, the odds are stacked up so highly against everyone your heart gets broken on every page

Caro Llewellyn

03, Aug, 2020 @2:00 AM

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Peter Carey on True History of the Kelly Gang: ‘At 56, I wrote what my younger self could not have managed’
Thirty years after discovering an inspirational letter by bushranger Ned Kelly, Carey found the voice for his Booker prize-winning novel

Peter Carey

08, Feb, 2020 @2:00 PM

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True History of the Kelly Gang's Justin Kurzel: ‘There is always room for new stories about familiar legends’
Searching for an original way to tell the Ned Kelly story steered its director away from realism and into the realm of mythical reinvention

Luke Buckmaster

14, Jan, 2020 @10:33 PM

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True History of the Kelly Gang's cross-dressing punk rock outlaw is not quite as radical as he looks
Stan’s new film undercuts its own attempt to subvert the traditional masculinity in which the Ned Kelly myth is steeped

Jeff Sparrow

08, Jan, 2020 @1:49 AM

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Oscar and Lucinda review – Peter Carey's novel refracted into operatic colour
Carriageworks, Sydney
Sydney Chamber Opera sees reckless beauty in the Booker prize-winning tale of a wager between an unlikely couple

Cassie Tongue

30, Jul, 2019 @3:16 AM

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Top 10 modern Victorian novels
Narrative tricks minted in the 19th century are still working in contemporary fiction by authors from Margaret Atwood to Sarah Waters

Paraic O’Donnell

07, Nov, 2018 @10:00 AM

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Top 10 tales from the frontier
From Peter Carey to Cormac McCarthy, these are some of the most compelling depictions of a territory where both danger and discovery lie

Paul Howarth

25, Jul, 2018 @12:30 PM

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Top 10 books about self-reinvention
From Kate Atkinson to Margaret Atwood and Gail Honeyman, here are some of the best stories of radical renewal

Liese O'Halloran Schwarz

11, Jul, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Man Booker prizewinners criticise decision to allow US writers to enter
Peter Carey calls rule change ‘exercise in corporate branding’ and Julian Barnes says it is ‘daft’

Sian Cain

08, Jul, 2018 @4:48 PM

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What it is like to win the Booker prize, by Margaret Atwood, Hilary Mantel, Peter Carey and more
As the Man Booker prize turns 50 and readers vote for their favourite ever recipient, novelists reveal the highs (and lows) of winning ‘the Oscar’ of the literary world

Hilary Mantel, Julian Barnes Margaret Atwood, Howard Jacobson, Anne Enright, Peter Carey, Marlon James Pat Barker, John Banville, Penelope Lively, Ben Okri and DBC Pierre

30, Jun, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Miles Franklin award 2018: Peter Carey among authors longlisted
Six women and five men will compete for Australia’s most prestigious literary prize

Guardian staff

22, May, 2018 @8:22 PM

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Man Booker festival: Peter Carey, Kazuo Ishiguro and Hilary Mantel among lineup
‘Once-in-a-lifetime’ gathering of winners in London in July will include rare joint appearance from mother-daughter honorees Anita and Kiran Desai

Alison Flood

11, Apr, 2018 @12:05 PM

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