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Peter Carey (1) (1943–)

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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. His first novel, Bliss, was published in 1982. At the time he was balancing his writing career with the operation of an näytä lisää advertising agency in Sydney, and his books were not generally known outside of Australia. He began to receive international attention when Illywhacker was published in 1985. He won the Booker Prize in 1988 for Oscar and Lucinda and in 2001 for True History of the Kelly Gang. His other works include The Tax Inspector, Parrot and Olivier in America, and The Chemistry of Tears. He also won the Miles Franklin Award three times. In 2015 he made the Australian Book Designers Association Award shortlist for his title Amnesia. This title also made the 2015 Prime Minister's Literary Awards shortlist. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän
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Tekijän teokset

Kellyn kopla : tosi tarina (2000) 4,252 kappaletta
Oscar ja Lucinda (1988) 4,132 kappaletta
Jack Maggs (1997) 1,755 kappaletta
Parrot and Olivier in America (2009) 1,738 kappaletta
My Life as a Fake (2003) 1,503 kappaletta
Theft: A Love Story (2006) 1,328 kappaletta
Illywhacker (1985) 1,207 kappaletta
Hurmio (1981) 963 kappaletta
The Tax Inspector (1991) 827 kappaletta
His Illegal Self (2008) 753 kappaletta
The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith (1994) 712 kappaletta
The Chemistry of Tears (2012) 707 kappaletta
Wrong About Japan (2004) 596 kappaletta

Associated Works

Tasangon laulu (1999) — Johdanto, eräät painokset5,578 kappaletta
The Future Dictionary of America (2004) — Avustaja — 628 kappaletta
Sudden Fiction International: Sixty Short-Short Stories (1989) — Avustaja — 213 kappaletta
Granta 70: Australia - The New New World (2000) — Avustaja — 167 kappaletta
Granta 24: Inside Intelligence (1988) — Avustaja — 152 kappaletta
Granta 108: Chicago (2009) — Avustaja — 142 kappaletta
The Granta Book of the Family (1995) — Avustaja — 88 kappaletta
Rotten English: A Literary Anthology (2007) — Avustaja — 75 kappaletta
The Penguin Century of Australian Stories (2000) — Avustaja — 74 kappaletta
Centaurus: The Best of Australian SF (1999) — Avustaja — 41 kappaletta
Oscar and Lucinda [1997 film] — Original book — 24 kappaletta
Australian Love Stories: An Anthology (1997) — Avustaja — 16 kappaletta
Classic Australian Short Stories (1974) — Avustaja — 13 kappaletta

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Virallinen nimi
Carey, Peter Philip
Syntymäaika
1943-05-07
Sukupuoli
male
Kansalaisuus
Australië
Syntymäpaikka
Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Australië
Asuinpaikat
Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Australia
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Queensland, Australia
London, England, UK
New York, New York, USA (näytä kaikki 7)
Bellingen, New South Wales, Australia
Koulutus
Geelong Grammar School
Monash University
Ammatit
short-story writer
novelist
advertising copywriter
creative writing teacher (New York University)
writing instructor (Princeton University)
director of MFA program (Hunter College)
Organisaatiot
American Academy of Arts and Letters (2016)
Order of Australia
Palkinnot ja kunnianosoitukset
Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature (1989)
Fellow of the Australian Academy of Humanities
Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Man Booker International Prize Finalist (2007, 2009)
Agentti
Amanda Urban (ICM)
Lyhyt elämäkerta
Peter Carey is an Australian novelist. Carey has won the Miles Franklin Award three times and is frequently named as Australia's next contender for the Nobel Prize in Literature. Carey won his first Booker Prize in 1988 for Oscar and Lucinda, and won for the second time in 2001 with True History of the Kelly Gang. In May 2008 he was nominated for the Best of the Booker Prize. In addition to writing fiction, he collaborated on the screenplay of the film Until the End of the World with Wim Wenders and is executive director of the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program at Hunter College, part of the City University of New York.

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November 2015: Peter Carey, Monthly Author Reads (tammikuu 2022)
Peter Carey's "Wrong About Japan", Japanese Culture (helmikuu 2010)

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Great storyteller on topics I knew nothing of (i.e. Charles Babbage, automata, horology) with each alternating century's tale as compelling as the other. Gobbled it up creating accusations of "bookworm!"
 
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featherbooks | 35 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 7, 2024 |
Sydney, and Australia even, have not been high on my hit-list of must-see places. Till now. Now Peter Carey's made me want to go. This is a thoroughly idiosyncratic take on the city. You won't read about its monuments or its foodie credentials. But you will have a take on its history and how it came from being home to the aboriginal people to a convict settlement, to a busy and often beautiful city on a stunning coastline. This via a series of escapades and conversations with groups of old friends there. It's pacey, funny, eccentric. Read it.… (lisätietoja)
 
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Margaret09 | 5 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 15, 2024 |
An entertaining picaresque novel, in which a French nobleman, Olivier de Garmont, and John Larrit, an Englishman with a most complicated and difficult past lived variously in England, Australia and France, find their lives inextricably linked.

Parrot, or Perriquet, as Larrit often calls himself, is a reluctant servant, whose real talent is as an engraver. Garmont is loosely based on the life of aristocrat Alexis de Toqueville, and is an unlikely commentator on the state of American prisons and democratic society. A nobleman brought up with no democratic ideals, but plenty of neuroses, Olivier finds life in America difficult until he falls in love. Parrot is the man he constantly refers to and summons back when life gets tough.

Unable either to live together or without each other, the two men live through adventurous times in improbable but entertaining ways. The novel is also something of a commentary on France and America during a period of transition. A playful, entertaining and often thought-provoking read.
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Margaret09 | 68 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 15, 2024 |
Delightful. Carey has always been terrific to read and this is another highly pleasurable and thought provoking novel. In terms of style and delivery there is a little of John Irving about him.
 
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