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Topic - Peter Carey
There is something mesmerizing about Peter Carey's novels. His latest work, "The Chemistry of Tears" is no exception. The tale of a grief-stricken horologist and her restoration of a 19th-century automaton is a tale of loss, loneliness and the magic of imagination and inspiration.
Six writers, including two-time winner Peter Carey and bookies' favorite Tom McCarthy, were in the running Tuesday for literature's prestigious Booker Prize.
Australian writer Peter Carey moved closer to a literary hat trick Tuesday when he was named a finalist for fiction's prestigious Booker Prize, an award he has already won twice.
He said her late husband always was optimistic about the prospect of political change in Myanmar and did not expect his wife to be trapped there for so long.
"He always said to me: 'Peter, it's not so long now.