Example sentences for: illywhacker

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  • Orphans with tics and dwarfs without lips or teeth ( Jack Maggs and The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith ), 10-year-old parricides and sexually abused teen-agers ( Illywhacker and The Tax Inspector )--Carey documents their stories in exhaustive, loving detail.

  • Among the true deviants, the titles that are neither immediately nor even sometimes ever really meaningful (although they may become so during the reading of the book), are the mini-minefields of such as Lisa Alther's Kinflicks (1976), Mervyn Peake's Gormenghast (1950), and Peter Carey's Illywhacker (1985).

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