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- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 11.65
<div><p>When Gaby Bailleux released the Angel Worm into Australia's prison system, allowing hundreds of asylum seekers to walk free, she also let the cat out of the bag. The Americans ran the prisons, like so many parts of her country, and so the doors of some 5000 American places of incarceration also opened. Both countries'... more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 6.99
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... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.95
For thirty-nine years Harry Joy has been the quintessential good guy. But one morning Harry has a heart attack on his suburban front lawn, and, for the space of nine minutes, he becomes a dead guy. And although he is resuscitated, he will never be the same. For, as Peter Carey makes abundantly clear in this darkly funny novel, death is sometimes a... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 11.18
It takes dying during a heart attack for Harry Joy to realise that the life he thought was happy is actually hellish. His wife is a cheat, his kids are a source of shame, his company spruiks carcinogens. While Harry is resuscitated he will never be the same, for having seen his own misery, he can no longer deny the injustice around him. But before... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1997; US$ 110.00
An up-to-date collection of essays by leading academics and Burma specialists covering some of the key economic, ethnic, political and social problems which currently confront Burma. The book is divided into four parts: Politics and Constitution Making, Foreign Policy, Views from the Periphery, and the Challenges of Development. Peter Carey's introduction... more...
- Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 11.65
London 2011. Catherine Gehrig, conservator at the Swinburne museum, learns of the unexpected death of her lover of thirteen years - but as the mistress of a married man, she has to grieve in private. Her employer at the museum, aware of Catherine's grief, gives her a special project - to piece together both the mechanics and the story of an extraordinary... more...
- Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 11.65
Peter Carey is justly renowned for his novels, which have included the Booker Prize-winning titles Oscar and Lucinda and True History of the Kelly Gang . He is also a dazzling writer of short stories and this volume collects together all the stories from The Fat Man in History and War Crimes as well as three other stories not previously published... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 11.18
The first Penguin edition of Peter Carey's Collected Stories , with a cover by Michael Leunig Collected Stories combines the brilliant, bizarre, funny, chilling pieces originally published in The Fat Man in History and War Crimes (plus three stories not in either). Those from Fat Man posit what-ifs, with the title story wondering how, were... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 194.99
Now in its third edition, this invaluable handbook offers practical solutions to issues arising in relation to data protection law. It is fully updated and expanded to include coverage of all of the significant developments in the practice of data protection, and takes account of the wealth of guidance published by the Information Commissioner since... more...