Oscar and Lucinda

Oscar and Lucinda

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Set onboard an ocean liner travelling to Australia in 1864, this novel is both a love story and an historical tour-de-force that relates the developing romance between Oscar Hopkins, an Oxford seminarian, and Lucinda Leplastrier, a Sydney heiress with a fascination for glass. Australian writer Peter Carey is the author of a selection of short stories, "The Fat Man in History" and two novels, "Bliss" and "Illywhacker".
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Product details

  • Paperback | 528 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 30mm | 299.37g
  • FABER & FABER
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0571153046
  • 9780571153046
  • 1,145,447

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