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Oscar and Lucinda
Oscar and Lucinda
Author: Peter Carey
Academy Award nominee Ralph Fiennes who stars in the epic romance Oscar and Lucinda, masterfully reads Peter Carey's Booker Prize-winning novel.     — This sweeping, irrepressibly inventive novel, is a romance of the sort that could only take place in 19th-century Australia.  For only on that sprawling continent, a haven for ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780571194469
ISBN-10: 057119446X
Publication Date: 11/3/1997
Pages: 520
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Publisher: Faber and Faber
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette
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What a splendidly written story: I loved every line. Ten times better than the movie. And only in 19th century Australia could such a story of misfits take place, one an heiress and one an Anglican minister who places his bets with divine guidance. How can a story be so well-grounded and so crazy at the same time?
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