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Theft
Author: Peter Carey

Product Details:
ISBN: 9780143573319
Format: Paperback
Pages: 288
Dims (mm): 130 x 198
Pub Date: 22-04-15
Pub Country: Australia
Condition: NEW

Description:
The first Penguin edition of Peter Carey's Theft: A Love Story, with a cover by Michael Leunig Michael 'Butcher' Boone is an ex-'really famous' painter, now reduced to living in a remote country house and acting as caretaker for his younger brother, Hugh. Alone together they've forged a delicate equilibrium, a balance instantly destroyed when a mysterious young woman named Marlene walks out of a rainstorm and into their lives. Beautiful, smart, and ambitious, she's the daughter-in-law of the late great painter Jacques Liebovitz. Soon Marlene sets in motion a chain of events that could be the making, or the ruin, of them all ...'Brilliantly inventive ...An authentic love story about two brothers who can't stand themselves, and can't live without each other.' Seattle Times 'The work of a novelist willing his way into greatness minute by gritty minute.' The Australian 'Utterly absorbing ...Afire with passion, both love and loathing.' Los Angeles Times Book Review

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