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Illywhacker is a dazzling comic narrative, from the lips of the 139-year-old Herbert Badgery, the 'illywhacker' or confidence trickster of the title. Overflowing with magic, jokes and inventions, peopled with aviators, car salesmen, Chinamen and impresarios, Peter Carey's novel is a contemporary classic.

Author: Peter Carey
Agent: Peter Straus
Territories: Faber and Faber: British Commonwealth Random House Australia: Australia Vintage Books: United States ex. Canada French: 10/18 (France) French: Plon (France)
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