Peter Carey

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book.jpgTrue History of the Kelly Gang (Vintage)

Peter Carey captures the fated life of the Australian outlaw-hero Ned Kelly in thrilling run-on sentences: the world looms up, sudden and alive in phrase after breathless phrase. Here, he talks about the evolution of this springing, spirited voice.

Read an excerpt from the Man Booker Prize-winning True History of the Kelly Gang.




  • Peter Carey - author, 'True History of the Kelly Gang'