My Life As A Fake

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My Life As A Fake

Author : Peter Carey
ISBN : 9780571267088
Genre : Fiction
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Melbourne, 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 magazine fall for the hoax, but the local authorities also sue its editor for publishing obscenity. At the trial someone uncannily resembling the faked photograph of the invented McCorkle, leaps to his feet. At this moment a horrified Chubb is confronted by the malevolent being he has himself manufactured...
Category: Fiction
My Life as a Fake
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Peter Carey
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-12-09 - Publisher: Faber & Faber

Melbourne, 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
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Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: House of Anansi

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