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The Fat Man in History

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The stories in Peter Carey's collection are bizarre, funny and chilling. Their landscape is exotic and surreal, an ominous near-future that has the distinct feel of contemporary life. Carey's narratives are an exhilarating blend of fable, fantasy and allegory in which, as in dreams, something odd and menacing takes control. Here are societies in which people gamble for new bodies in a genetic lottery or watch apprehensively as first buildings, then parts of the landscape, and eventually their neighbours, begin to ...

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The Fat Man in History
2002, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571144389

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The Fat Man in History
1998, University of Queensland Pr (Australia), St Lucia

ISBN-13: 9780702230202

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The Fat Man in History
1995, ISBS

ISBN-13: 9780702227998

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The Fat Man in History
1993, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679743323

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The Fat Man in History
1984, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia

ISBN-13: 9780702209000

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The Fat Man in History
1980, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571116195

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