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Description - Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey

The incomparable Oscar and Lucinda won Peter Carey his first Booker Prize, and the Miles Franklin Award.

Oscar Hopkins, the hydrophobic, noisy-kneed son of a preacher, renounces his father's stern religion in favour of the Anglican Church. Lucinda Leplastrier, a frizzy-haired heiress, impulsively buys a glass factory with the inheritance forced on her by a well-intentioned adviser. When the two finally meet, on board a ship to New South Wales, they are bound by their affinity for gambling and risk, their loneliness, and their awkwardly blossoming mutual affection. Love will prove to be their ultimate gamble.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781760896515
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 133mm x 55mm)
Pages: 688
Imprint: Penguin Random House Australia
Publisher: Penguin Random House Australia
Publish Date: 3-Mar-2020
Country of Publication: Australia

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