Peter Carey is an Australian writer. He is one of only three novelists to win the Booker Prize twice, for Oscar and Lucinda and The True History of the Kelly Gang, an extract of which was published in Granta 70. He now lives in New York.
Peter Carey on Granta.com
A Letter to Our Son
‘We talked about Alison’s blood. We asked her what she thought this mystery could be. Really what we wanted was to be told that everything was OK. There was a look on Alison's face when she asked. I cannot describe it, but it was not a face seeking medical “facts”.’