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Illywhacker by Peter Carey

Illywhacker

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Illywhacker by Peter Carey
Paperback
Apr 30, 1996 | ISBN 9780679767909
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    Apr 30, 1996 | ISBN 9780679767909

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    Sep 01, 2010 | ISBN 9780307764256

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Praise

“One of the funniest, most vividly depicted, most entertainingly devious and bitterly insightful pieces of fiction to be published in recent years.” —Newsday

“Carey can spin a yarn with the best of them…. Illywhacker is a big, garrulous, funny novel…. If you haven’t been to Australia, read Illywhacker. It will give you the feel of it like nothing else I know.” —The New York Times Book Review

“A book of awesome breadth, ambition, and downright narrative joy…. Illywhacker is a triumph.” —Washington Post Book World

Awards

Man Booker Prize FINALIST 1985

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