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Peter Carey

3.6 of 5 Votes: 5
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Parrot and Olivier in America (2009)
3.41 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: I've never read de Tocqueville, and that almost should be a requirement, I suspect, to fully appreciate "Parrot and Olivier in America," which follows the exploits and travels of a de Tocqueville-like character (the aristocrat Olivier-Jean-Baptiste de Clarel de Garmont) and his "...
Parrot & Olivier in America (2009)
3.41 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Peter Carey is a good writer and this is a clever story. It's about a young French aristocrat who comes to America in the early 1800s a la Tocqueville, in order to escape the political turmoil in France. His servant and traveling companion, the "Parrot" of the title, is a brill...
The Chemistry of Tears (2012)
2.96 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: I like the idea of a woman reading about the origin of a clockwork swan while reconstructing it for a museum. I like how self absorbed the characters are and the constant shifting between centuries. However, I feel this book was trying to say something really deep and important w...
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