Questions tagged [peter-carey]

Peter Philip Carey, Order of Australia (May 7th, 1943 - present) is an Australian novelist and creative writing teacher. He is a twice recipient of the Booker Prize, for his novels Oscar and Lucinda; the other being True History of the Kelly Gang. If this is a question about one of his works, that should be tagged as well.

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What does it mean for a person to be “up” themselves?

I've just come across the short story "Do You Love Me?" by Peter Carey via a story-ID over at SFF. The basic premise of the story is that when something isn't loved, it disappears. Upon reading ...