He was referring, of course, to the gentleman employed by Henry Luce and you will note, at once, the slightly unpleasant and combative tone of the salesman but there is also so much glee contained in it, an anticipation of the joys of a difficult battle, that even a person of fine scruples, sensitive to the vulgarity of the salesman type (such as yourself, Professor) need not be offended but rather challenged by the contradiction contained herein, i.e. that this crass aggression can co-exist with an ability to draw very fine moral distinctions and to see, very objectively, the damage his father's business was doing to the fauna of the country he loved and that, further - like real estate for instance - it was one of those great Australian enterprises that generate wealth while making nothing new. - Page 561.
W Nowym Jorku mam większe poczucie wspólnoty, niż w jakimkolwiek innym miejscu, w którym mieszkałem. - Źródło: Melanie Kramers, Peter Carey w: 501 wielkich pisarzy pod red. Juliana Patricka, wyd. MWK, Warszawa, 2009, ISBN , tłum. Hanna Pawlikowska-Gannon, Julita Degórska, Małgorzata Koenig, s
— Authority 431 This National Book Award finalist by Peter Carey is, according to the front flap, “an improvisation on the life of […] America. This is the first book by Peter Carey that I’ve ever read, and I was impressed with the writing right from the
by chris Wrong about Japan by Peter Carey. October 23, – 2:55 am; Posted in books. This is the second of my three summer readings – I have not finished the third and we had to come home. This is a short paperback travelogue based on the ...