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Oscar and Lucinda
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Oscar and Lucinda (Paperback)

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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. Made for each other, the two are gamblers - one obsessive, the other compulsive - incapable of winning at the game of love.

Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: Faber & Faber Publication Date: 01/05/2008 ISBN-13: 9780571244171  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Peter Carey was born in 1943 in Australia and lives in New York. He is the author of the highly acclaimed selection of short stories, The Fat Man in History, seven novels, Bliss, Illywhacker (shortlisted for the 1985 Booker Prize), Oscar and Lucinda (winner of the 1988 Booker Prize), The Tax Inspector, The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith, Jack Maggs (winner of the 1998 Commonwealth Writers Prize) and True History of the Kelly Gang (winner of the 2001 Booker Prize), and a book for children, The Big Bazoohley. Oscar and Lucinda was made into a film starring Ralph Fiennes.

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