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Peter Carey
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Peter Carey

Bruce Woodcock

Abstract

Peter Carey is one of the most respected novelists currently writing. Since the original edition of this book, his fiction has reached a far wider international audience: he 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. This 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 i ... More

Keywords: Peter Carey, Booker Prize, Kelly Gang, Oscar and Lucinda, feature film, Jack Maggs, writer, novelist, fiction, international audience

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780719043604
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719043604.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Bruce Woodcock, author