Oscar and Lucinda
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Oscar and Lucinda

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Peter Carey's novel of the undeclared love between clergyman Oscar Hopkins and the heiress Lucinda Leplastrier is both a moving and beautiful love story and a historical tour de force set in Victorian times. Made for each other, the two are gamblers - one obsessive, the other compulsive - incapable of winning at the game of love. Oscar and Lucinda is now available as a Faber Modern Classics edition.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 544 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 36mm | 480.81g
  • FABER & FABER
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Main
  • 0571270166
  • 9780571270163
  • 29,541

About Peter Carey

Peter Carey received the Booker Prize for Oscar and Lucinda and again for True History of the Kelly Gang. His novel, Parrot and Olivier in America, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and was a finalist for the National Book Award in 2010. His other honours include the Commonwealth Prize and the Miles Franklin Award. Born in Australia, he has lived in New York for twenty years. www.petercareybooks.comshow more

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16,268 ratings
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