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Oscar and Lucinda (Faber Modern Classics Edition)

Peter Carey

Daring, rich, intense and bizarre, Oscar and Lucinda is Peter Carey’s Booker Prize-winning historical novel set in Victorian times. Issued into the launch list of Faber Modern Classics.

Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571322848
Date Published
04.06.2015
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Summary

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.

PeterCarey

Peter Carey was born in Australia in 1943. He claims his birthplace of Bacchus Marsh had a population of 4,000. This fact should probably be checked. He was educated at the local state school until the age of eleven and then became a boarder at Geelong Grammar School. He was a student there between 1954 and 1960 — after Rupert…

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