The Fat Man in History

The Fat Man in History

by Peter Carey
     
 

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A landmark in contemporary Australian literature, The Fat Man in History, brought early acclaim to Carey for his brilliant and ingenious fiction. These twelve stories introduce visionary landscapes of intense clarity, where the rules of the game are bizarre yet chillingly familiar.

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A landmark in contemporary Australian literature, The Fat Man in History, brought early acclaim to Carey for his brilliant and ingenious fiction. These twelve stories introduce visionary landscapes of intense clarity, where the rules of the game are bizarre yet chillingly familiar.

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Edmund White
"Destined to (be) one of the most widely read and admired writers working in English." -- Times Literary Supplement (London)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780679743323
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/28/1993
Series:
Vintage International Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.19(w) x 7.97(h) x 0.48(d)

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Thomas Keneally
"Peter Carey is to Sydney what Joyce was to Dublin...An absolute master of language and of storytelling. Bet your money on him as one of the great figures on the cusp of the millennium.

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