Peter Carey (novelist) quotes

Tocqueville opened a door I could enter. I saw the present in the past. It was accessible, imaginable.
About his book Parrot and Olivier in America (2010) that was loosely based on events in the life of Alexis de Tocqueville.

About Peter Carey (novelist)

Peter Carey (novelist)
Peter Philip Carey AO is an Australian novelist, known primarily for being one of only three writers to have won the Booker Prize twice—the others being J. M. Coetzee and Hilary Mantel. Carey won his first Booker Prize in 1988 for 'Oscar and Lucinda', and won for the second time in 2001 with 'True History of the Kelly Gang'. In May 2008 he was... Wikipedia
May 7, 1943, Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Australia