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The Big Bazoohley

Peter Carey

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ISBN
9780571306596
Date Published
15.05.2014
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Summary

Sam Kellow is nine. His father is a compulsive gambler, pursuing the ‘big bazoohley’ – the jackpot to end all jackpots. But it is Sam who sets out to win it – against all the odds, he enters the Perfecto Kiddo Competition . . .

‘Carey has written a novel in the mould of Roald Dahl, rich in pathos, humour, wacky plot twists and curious characters . . .’ Independent

‘An absolutely enchanting first children’s book.’ Good Book Guide

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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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