Peter Carey

Keeping up with the 2015 Ned Kelly Submissions - Best Crime

This year I've promised myself a red hot go at reading the entire submissions list for all 3 of the Ned Kelly Categories. Preferably before the 2016 Submissions List is released although there are days when I think I might have bitten off more than I can possibly chew. Still - getting there :)

Next up Best Crime - kept the best to last :)

Review - AMNESIA, Peter Carey

Author Information
Book Title: 
Amnesia
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781926428604
Categorisation
Category: 
Thriller
Publisher: 
Penguin Australia
Year of Publication: 
2014

Review - AMNESIA, Peter Carey

Author Information
Book Title: 
Amnesia
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781926428604
Categorisation
Category: 
Thriller
Publisher: 
Penguin Australia
Year of Publication: 
2014

Amnesia

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Thriller

Amnesia, Peter Carey's first Australian novel since True History of the Kelly Gang, moves between the critical dates of 2010, 1942 and 1975 to ask the most vital question of the past seventy years: Has America taken us over?

How did a young woman from  suburban Melbourne become America's Public Enemy number one?

ISBN: 
9781926428604
Publisher: 
Penguin
Year of Publication: 
2014

Peter Carey

Author Information
Carey, Peter

Peter Carey was born in Australia in 1943.

He was educated at the local state school until the age of eleven and then became a boarder at Geelong Grammar School. He was a student there between 1954 and 1960 — after Rupert Murdoch had graduated and before Prince Charles arrived.

In 1961 he studied science for a single unsuccessful year at Monash University. He was then employed by an advertising agency where he began to receive his literary education, meeting Faulkner, Joyce, Kerouac and other writers he had previously been unaware of. He was nineteen