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Oscar and Lucinda By Peter Carey

Oscar and Lucinda

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This novel tells the story of Oscar Hopkins, an Oxford seminarian with a passion for gambling and Lucinda Leplastrier, a Sydney heiress with a fascination for glass. The year is 1865. When they meet on the boat to Australia their lives will be changed forever....

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Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey

This novel tells the story of Oscar Hopkins, an Oxford seminarian with a passion for gambling and Lucinda Leplastrier, a Sydney heiress with a fascination for glass. The year is 1865. When they meet on the boat to Australia their lives will be changed forever...Peter Carey is the author of "The Fat Man in History", "Bliss" which won the Miles Franklin Award and the NSW Premier Award, and "Illywhacker", which was shortlisted for the 1985 Booker prize.

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GOR003410589
Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey
Peter Carey
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Faber & Faber
1988-03-28
528
0571148123
9780571148127
Winner of Booker Prize for Fiction 1988 Short-listed for Best of the Booker 2008
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.