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by Peter Carey
Author: Peter Carey
Publisher: Vintage Canada (May 8, 2007)
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Peter Carey’s funny, rumbustious new novel takes on the contemporary art worl. .Written with terrific verbal energy and a snide, lashing sense of humor, Theft is a marvelous caper, a wicked little love story and a fine mockery of an industry that probably deserves it. -The Economist.
Peter Carey’s funny, rumbustious new novel takes on the contemporary art worl. Carey does not disappoint. His characters are as vivid as the paintings he describe.An impressive literary tour de force. The Gazette (Montreal).
Publication date: 2006. I don’t know if my story is grand enough to be a tragedy, although a lot of shitty stuff did happen
Theft: A Love Story has been added to your Cart. Carey mingles technical details and slick cityscapes with loving precision, and although no character in the book could be called likeable per se, they all certainly seem real enough.
Theft: A Love Story has been added to your Cart. It's this unswerving reality that makes it hardest to like the novel, which ends with a poignance that is deserved but somehow dull.
Theft: A Love Story is a novel by Australian writer Peter Carey. It won the 2006 Vance Palmer Prize, the Victorian Premier's Literary Award prize for fiction. Theft is the story of Michael "Butcher" Boone, an Australian artist whose career is having an early and comprehensive twilight. The novel alternates between the viewpoint of Butcher himself, and that of his "damaged two hundred and twenty pound brother" Hugh.
Theft: A Love Story, Peter Carey Theft: A Love Story is a novel, by Australian writer: Peter Carey. Theft is the story of Michael "Butcher" Boone, an Australian artist, whose career is having an early, and comprehensive twilight. He is guardian, babysitter and caretaker for his "damaged two hundred and twenty pound brother", Hugh.
It is certainly a love story but that did not begin until midway through the shitty stuff, by which time I had . Peter Carey was born on May 7, 1943 in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Australia. His first two books, The Fat Man in History (1974) and War Crimes (1979), were short story collections.
It is certainly a love story but that did not begin until midway through the shitty stuff, by which time I had not only lost my 8-year-old son, but also my house and studio in Sydney where I had once been as famous as a painter could expect in his own backyard. So begins Peter Carey's highly charged, recklessly funny new novel. His first novel, Bliss, was published in 1982.
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From the two-time Booker Prize-winning author and recipient of the Commonwealth Prize comes this new novel about obsession, deception, and redemption, at once an engrossing psychological suspense story and a work of highly charged, fiendishly funny literary fiction. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.
Peter Carey received the Booker Prize for Oscar and Lucinda and again for True History of the Kelly Gang. His novel, Parrot and Olivier in America, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and was a finalist for the National Book Award in 2010. His other honours include the Commonwealth Prize and the Miles Franklin Award. Born in Australia, he has lived in New York for twenty years.
A better person may have run in horror, but I loved her and I will not stop. There, I've said it plain. Is she taunting me or missing me? How will I ever know? How do you know how much to pay if you don't know what it's worth? The End.