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The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith

Peter Carey

An inventive romp by the Booker Prize-winning author of Amnesia, Oscar and Lucinda and True History of the Kelly Gang.

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ISBN
9780571267040
Date Published
09.12.2010
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Summary

If you are not a citizen of Voorstand, you may not be familiar with the strange case of Tristan Smith and his illegal appropriation of Bruder Mouse. Even if you are a citizen of faraway Efica, you will only have heard rumours about the juggling, the somersaulting, the Burro Plasse tunnel, and the motel on the border…

Here, for the first time, is the truth about Tristan Smith. This fully annotated edition follows Tristan’s career from his birth in the Republic of Efica in the year 371 to the present day.

PeterCarey

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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