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Illywhacker

Author: Peter Carey
Publisher: London : Faber, 1985
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Illywhacker is a dazzling comic narrative from the lips of the 139-year-old Herbert Badgery. Overflowing with magic, jokes and inventions, peopled with aviators, car salesmen, Chinamen and impresarios, Peter Carey's novel was greeted with widespread acclaim"--Dustjacket.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Carey
ISBN: 0571139493 9780571139491
OCLC Number: 13126811
Description: [450] pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Peter Carey.

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This comic narrative from the lips of a 109-year-old con-man is peopled with aviators, car salesmen, Chinamen and impresarios. By the author of Booker prizewinner "Oscar and Lucinda".  Read more...

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