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True History of the Kelly Gang (2020 Edition)

Peter Carey

A new edition of Peter Carey’s Booker Prize-winning novel to coincide with a major motion picture adaptation, starring George MacKay, Essie Davis, Nicholas Hoult and Russell Crowe.

Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571362783
Date Published
20.02.2020
Delivery
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Summary

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.

Critic Reviews

Packed with incident, alive with comedy and pathos . . . Contains pretty much everything you could ask of a novel.

New York Times Book Review
Critic Reviews

Carey is without question the pre-eminent literary voice of post-colonial Australia.

Guardian
Critic Reviews

The ingenuity, empathy, and poetic ear that the novelist brings to his feat of imposture cannot be rated too high.

John Updike
Critic Reviews

A true wonder . . . This is just amazing writing.

Kent Haruf
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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