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My Life As A Fake
My Life As A Fake
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Author : Peter Carey
Publisher : Faber & Faber
ISBN# : 0-571-21619-6
Pages : 265
Price :INR 585
Offer Price:INR 521
Book Description
In his remarkable new novel, the two-time Booker-winning author Peter Carey creates a creature as indelible as Frankenstein's. In Melbourne in the late 1940s, a young conservative Australian poet named Christopher Chubb decides to teach his country a lesson about pretension and authenticity. Choosing as his target the most avant-garde of the literary magazines, he submits for publication the entire oeuvre of one Bob McCorkle, a working class poet of raw power and sexual frankness, conveniently dead at twenty-four and entirely the product of Chubb's imagination. Not only does the magazines fall for the haox
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