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Friday, January 05, 2007

Illywhacker by Peter Carey

Just at the end of oh-six I borrowed this from the library, but as yet am only through the first few pages. It is a bit dry for me at the moment, more like an admirable language-skills display than an entertaining story so far. Perhaps I should keep trying.


I am still a Peter Carey fan although the only reason why, is because of The True History of the Kelly Gang. Carey is a superb writer, that I cannot deny. I also read Theft, but though it was about Australia (I love reading about foreign cultures), and about art I found it a bit unsatisfying.

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