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Theft : a love story

Author: Peter Carey
Publisher: London : Faber, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Once again displaying Peter Carey's flair for language, 'Theft' is a love poem of a very different kind. Ranging from the rural wilds of Australia to Manhattan via Tokyo, it explores themes of art, fraud, responsibility and redemption.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Carey
ISBN: 9780571231508 0571231500
OCLC Number: 78989104
Notes: Originally published: 2006.
Awards: Short-listed for Miles Franklin Literary Award 2007
Description: 304 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Peter Carey.

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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  Read more...

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

 
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