AUTHOR

Peter Carey

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    • True History of the Kelly Gang

    • By: Peter Carey
    • Narrated by: Gianfranco Negroponte
    • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 365
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 176
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 176

    Ned Kelly's name resonates in Australia the same way the name Jesse James does in America....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant and Poetic

    • By Margaret on 02-11-08

    Regular price: $24.49

    • A Long Way from Home

    • By: Peter Carey
    • Narrated by: Colin McPhillamy, Craig Baldwin, Saskia Maarleveld
    • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 46

    The two-time Booker Prize-winning author now gives us a wildly exuberant, wily new novel that circumnavigates 1954 Australia, revealing as much about the country/continent as it does about three audacious individuals who take part in the infamous 10,000 mile race the Redex Trial....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant, moving, disturbing

    • By Joel Jacobsen on 07-14-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Chemistry of Tears

    • By: Peter Carey
    • Narrated by: Jefferson Mays, Susan Lyons
    • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 24

    In The Chemistry of Tears, Carey continues to astound with a story of love, death, and human invention....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not worth reading…

    • By Carol Meissner on 12-25-13

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Oscar and Lucinda

    • By: Peter Carey
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 20 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 60

    Oscar Hopkins is a high-strung preacher's kid with hydrophobia and noisy knees....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A book to wade in, submerge into.

    • By Darwin8u on 10-25-15

    Regular price: $38.49

    • Jack Maggs

    • By: Peter Carey
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 13 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 26

    With scars on his back and silver in his pocket, the huge figure of Jack Maggs strides across the rich landscape of 19th century London....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Jack Maggs

    • By Kathleen on 04-04-05

    Regular price: $30.07

    • Theft

    • By: Peter Carey
    • Narrated by: Stan Pretty
    • Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Butcher Boone is an all-id all-the-time Australian painter of enormous talent and renown....

    Regular price: $27.99

    • My Life as a Fake

    • By: Peter Carey
    • Narrated by: Susan Lyons
    • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    With its breathtaking scope and limitless inventiveness, My Life as a Fake is a triumph of the imagination....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good Quirky

    • By Michael on 06-10-06

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Amnesia

    • By: Peter Carey
    • Narrated by: Colin Friels
    • Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 8

    How does a young woman from suburban Melbourne become America's public enemy number one? Find out....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Forgetable

    • By Ian C Robertson on 02-22-16

    Regular price: $33.57

    • Parrot and Olivier in America

    • By: Peter Carey
    • Narrated by: Humphrey Bower
    • Length: 17 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Simultaneous release of a dazzling comic masterpiece that reminds us why Peter Carey is Australia's most internationally acclaimed novelist....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A grand story, full of great characters

    • By Phillip on 01-21-10

    Regular price: $34.96

    • Bliss

    • By: Peter Carey
    • Narrated by: Humphrey Bower
    • Length: 12 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Peter Carey's first novel and first Miles Franklin winner, Bliss remains a work ahead of its time. It takes dying during a heart attack for Harry Joy to realise that the life he thought was happy is actually hellish....

    Regular price: $38.17

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