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Illywhacker

RH Value Publishing

Illywhacker

by RH Value Publishing

  • 366 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Random House Value Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Sale Books,
  • Nonfiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7705617M
    ISBN 100517659638
    ISBN 109780517659632

    Illywhacker Peter Carey, Author Vintage Books USA $16 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS. True History of the Kelly Gang Buy this book First published in.   Illywhacker is a book written by Peter Carey. The Australian writer published the book in Published by the UQP in Australia originally, this novel gained much critical acclaim and praise. It was then published in the USA by Harper and Rows and in the UK by Faber and Faber/5.

    Peter Philip Carey AO (born 7 May ) is an Australian novelist. Carey has won the Miles Franklin Award three times and is frequently named as Australia's next contender for the Nobel Prize in Literature. Carey is one of only five writers to have won the Booker Prize twice—the others being J. G. Farrell, J. M. Coetzee, Hilary Mantel and Margaret e works: Oscar and Lucinda, True History of the .   Illywhacker is, on one level, a highly absorbing story about a born liar and showman and his varied life across southeastern Australia during the twentieth century/5.

    Illywhacker is the memoirs of this aged, but not too aged, mendicant. He describes a life of wandering about southeastern Australia, from adventure to adventure, from fib to fib. "Illywhacker is a dazzling comic narrative from the lips of the 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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Illywhacker is a dazzling comic narrative, from the lips of the year-old Herbert Badgery, the 'illywhacker' or confidence trickster of the title. Overflowing with magic, jokes and inventions, peopled with aviators, car salesmen, Chinamen and impresarios, Peter Carey's novel is a contemporary classic/5.

Illywhacker is an frustrating book. The quality of the writing and the command of metaphore are exceptional. Taken in isolation, many passages are gems.

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And Herbert Badgery, the year-old narrator of Peter Carey’s uproarious novel, may be the king of them all. Free download or read Illywhacker book Illywhacker pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in January 1stand was written by Peter Carey. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

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Wholesale orders also available for booksellers and retailers. toll free. Illywhacker is a big, garrulous, funny novel. If you haven't been to Australia, read Illywhacker. It will give you the feel of it like nothing else I know." —The New York Times Book Review "A book of awesome breadth, ambition, and downright narrative joy.

Illywhacker is a triumph." —Washington Post Book World From the Trade Paperback edition.4/5(24). Overview In Australian slang, an illywhacker is a country fair con man, an unprincipled seller of fake diamonds and dubious tonics.

And Herbert Badgery, the year-old narrator of Peter Carey's uproarious novel, may be the king of them : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. In Australian slang, an illywhacker is a country fair con man, an unprincipled seller of fake diamonds and dubious tonics.

And Herbert Badgery, the year-old narrator of Peter Carey's uproarious novel, may be the king of them all. Book Overview In Australian slang, an illywhacker is a country fair con man, an unprincipled seller of fake diamonds and dubious tonics.

And Herbert Badgery, the year-old narrator of Peter Carey's uproarious novel, may be the king of them all.5/5(5). Illywhacker is an frustrating book. The quality of the writing and the command of metaphore are exceptional. Taken in isolation, many passages are gems. After a good start, however, the book does not hold together and, despite the quality of the prose, borders on the tedious.

Illywhacker is an Australian word for a con-man. The books' illywhacker, and narrator, is Herbert Badgery, who suffers the fate of many dishonest people. Writing from his old age ofhe weaves us an extraordinary tale of his life as reptile catcher, car salesman and aviator/5(18).

Publisher: FABER & FABER ISBN Title: Illywhacker Item Condition: used item in a very good condition. Author: Peter Carey ISBN X.

This new novel by the talented Australian writer (The Fat Man In History,and Bliss, ) clearly outlines the struggle for a national Australian identity. Even the title, Illywhacker, is a typically Australian slang term for a con-man or liar. Divided into three "books," the novel chronicles the life of Herbert Badgery, his lovers, his children, and his grandchildren.

Illywhacker is an frustrating book. The quality of the writing and the command of metaphore are exceptional. Taken in isolation, many passages are gems. After a good start, however, the book does not hold together and, despite the quality of the prose, borders on the tedious/5(15).

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The Tax Inspector   Oscar and Lucinda is a novel by Australian author Peter Carey which won the Booker Prize and the Miles Franklin Award. It was shortlisted for The Best of the : Peter Carey.An illywhacker is a confidence trickster, and Herbert Badgery, the year-old narrator of this dazzling comic novel, may be the king of them all.

Vagabond and charlatan, aviator and car salesman, seducer and patriarch, Badgery travels across the Australian continent and a century in a picaresque novel full of outlandish encounters and dangerous.Readers’ questions about Illywhacker.

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