Shortlisted for the Booker Prize, this is the story of an extraordinary friendship across two continents from the author of Amnesia, Oscar and Lucinda and True History of the Kelly Gang.
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