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    DescriptionA volume containing the stories in The Fat Man in History and War Crimes, together with three other stories not previously published in book form. The author won the 1988 Booker Prize for Oscar and Lucinda.


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    Title
    Collected Stories
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Peter Carey
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 368
    Width: 126 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 256 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780571175864
    ISBN 10: 0571175864
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN, SST
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.2
    BIC subject category V2: FA, FYB
    DC21: 808.83
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000, FIC029000
    Thema V1.0: FBA, FYB
    Publisher
    FABER & FABER
    Imprint name
    FABER & FABER
    Publication date
    19 August 1996
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Twice winner of the Booker Prize, Peter Carey's most recent novel Parrot and Olivier in America was described by the New Yorker as 'a comic masterpiece' and by the Sunday Times as 'an exhilarating tour-de-force'. It was shortlisted for both the Man Booker Prize and a National Book Award in 2010.
    Review text
    Three new pieces are included in this collection of the stories from Carey's two previous volumes, The Fat Man in History and War Crimes. It is a joy to have such a dizzying selection of his work between two covers: the dangerous ambitions of a respectable lover in 'A Million Dollars Worth of Amphetamines'; the extraterrestrial-nightmare scenario that begins so innocently in 'Exotic Pleasures'; the melancholy surrealism of 'Conversations with Unicorns'. Outlandish, disturbing and sometimes savagely funny. (Kirkus UK)