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Oscar and Lucinda

Oscar and Lucinda

Peter Carey

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Book Details:
Publisher:Faber and Faber ISBN:9780571153046 Published Date:19th June 1989 Dimensions:126 X 200 X 32 mm Weight:0.3448 kilograms Pages:528 Binding:Paperback Condition:Good Notes:**PAPERBACK**

Short Description

Set onboard an ocean liner travelling to Australia in 1864, this novel is both a love story and an historical tour-de-force that relates the developing romance between Oscar Hopkins, an Oxford seminarian, and Lucinda Leplastrier, a Sydney heiress with a fascination for glass.

Full Description

Set onboard an ocean liner travelling to Australia in 1864, this novel is both a love story and an historical tour-de-force that relates the developing romance between Oscar Hopkins, an Oxford seminarian, and Lucinda Leplastrier, a Sydney heiress with a fascination for glass. Australian writer Peter Carey is the author of a selection of short stories, "The Fat Man in History" and two novels, "Bliss" and "Illywhacker".