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The Tax Inspector

Peter Carey

Tax Inspector is an entertaining novel by Peter Carey, winner of the Booker Prize for Oscar and Lucinda in 1988 and again in 2001 for True History of the Kelly Gang.

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Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571166329
Date Published
05.08.2004
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Summary

The day that Benny Catchprice was fired from the spare parts department of Catchprice Motors by his aunt Cathy was also the day that the Tax Inspector, Maria Takis, arrived to begin her long-overdue audit of the family business. But this is no ordinary investigation. Maria is eight months’ pregnant, Granny Catchprice is at war with her offspring, and Benny, her grandson, wants to become an angel…

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Peter Carey was born in Australia in 1943. He claims his birthplace of Bacchus Marsh had a population of 4,000. This fact should probably be checked. He was educated at the local state school until the age of eleven and then became a boarder at Geelong Grammar School. He was a student there between 1954 and 1960 — after Rupert…

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