Theft: A Love Story
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Theft: A Love Story

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Narrated by the twin voices of the artist Butcher Bones, and his 'damaged two-hundred-and-twenty-pound brother' Hugh, Theft: A Love Story once again displays Peter Carey's extraordinary flair for language. Ranging from the rural wilds of Australia to Manhattan via Tokyo, it is a brilliant and moving exploration of art, fraud, friendship and redemption.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 126 x 198 x 20mm | 252g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Main
  • 0571231500
  • 9780571231508
  • 120,802

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"'A funny, gorgeous steal of a book.' Ali Smith"
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About Peter Carey

Peter Carey received the Booker Prize for Oscar and Lucinda and again for True History of the Kelly Gang. His novel, Parrot and Olivier in America, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and was a finalist for the National Book Award in 2010. His other honours include the Commonwealth Prize and the Miles Franklin Award. Born in Australia, he has lived in New York for twenty years.

www.petercareybooks.com
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Rating details

3,065 ratings
3.43 out of 5 stars
5 15% (450)
4 35% (1,066)
3 34% (1,042)
2 12% (366)
1 5% (141)
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