True History of the Kelly Gang

True History of the Kelly Gang

ISBN
9780571362783
Published
20/02/2020
9780571362783
Format
Paperback
Price
£8.99
Paperback
432

About the Book

THE BOOK THAT INSPIRED THE MAJOR MOTION PICTURE, TO BE RELEASED IN CINEMAS 28TH FEBRUARY 2020

‘Extraordinary . . . So mesmerising and moving.’ Mail on Sunday

‘Vastly entertaining.’ New York Times

To the authorities in pursuit of him, Ned Kelly is a horse thief, bank robber and police-killer. But to his fellow Australians, Kelly is their own Robin Hood. In a dazzling act of ventriloquism, Peter Carey’s Booker Prize-winning novel of adventure and heroism brings the famous bushranger wildly and passionately to life.

THE BOOK THAT INSPIRED THE MAJOR MOTION PICTURE, TO BE RELEASED IN CINEMAS 28TH FEBRUARY 2020‘Extraordinary . . . So mesmerising and moving.’ Mail on Sunday‘Vastly entertaining.’ New York TimesTo the authorities in pursuit of him, Ned Kelly is a horse thief, bank robber and police-killer. But to his fellow Australians, Kelly is their own Robin Hood. In a dazzling act of ventriloquism, Peter Carey’s Booker Prize-winning novel of adventure and heroism brings the famous bushranger wildly and passionately to life.
  • Peter Carey

    Peter Carey was born in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria and now lives in New York. He is the author of twelve previous novels, three short story collections and two books on travel. Among other prizes, he has won the Booker Prize twice, the Commonwealth Writers Prize twice and the Miles Franklin Literary Award three times.

“Packed with incident, alive with comedy and pathos . . . Contains pretty much everything you could ask of a novel.”
- New York Times Book Review
“Carey is without question the pre-eminent literary voice of post-colonial Australia.”
- Guardian

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