Oscar And Lucinda

Oscar And Lucinda by Peter Carey
ISBN
9780143571230
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
688
Dimensions
131 x 196 x 44mm

The first Penguin edition of Peter Carey's Booker Prize-winning Oscar and Lucinda, with a cover by Michael Leunig

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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The first Penguin edition of Peter Carey's Booker Prize-winning Oscar and Lucinda, with a cover by Michael Leunig

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.
ISBN:
9780143571230
Publication Date:
01 / 05 / 2015
Pages:
688
Dimensions:
131 x 196 x 44mm

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