A Long Way From Home

Peter Carey

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Irene Bobs loves fast driving. Her husband is the best car salesman in rural south eastern Australia. Together with Willie, their lanky navigator, they embark upon the Redex Trial, a brutal race around the continent, over roads no car will ever quite survive. A Long Way from Home is Peter Carey’s late style masterpiece; a thrilling high speed story that starts in one way, then takes you to another place altogether. Set in the 1950s in the embers of the British Empire, painting a picture of Queen and subject, black, white and those in-between, this brilliantly vivid novel illustrates how the possession of an ancient culture spirals through history – and the love made and hurt caused along the way.

  • ISBN 9780571338832
  • Title A Long Way From Home
  • Author Peter Carey
  • Publisher Faber & Faber
  • Imprint Faber & Faber
  • Binding Hardback
  • Width 15.3cm
  • Height 23.4cm
  • Thickness 2.5cm
  • Weight 614g
  • Number of pages 368

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