Oscar and Lucinda

Oscar and Lucinda
Artist/Author/Cast: 
Carey, Peter
ISBN: 
9780679777502

The Booker Prize-winning novel--now a major motion picture from Fox Searchlight  Pictures. This sweeping, irrepressibly inventive novel, is a romance, but a romance of the sort that could only take place in  nineteenth-century Australia. For only on that sprawling continent--a haven for misfits of both the animal and human kingdoms--could a nervous Anglican minister who gambles on the instructions of the Divine become allied with a teenaged heiress who buys a glassworks to help liberate her sex. And only the prodigious imagination of Peter Carey could implicate Oscar and Lucinda in a narrative of love and commerce, religion and colonialism, that culminates in a half-mad expedition to transport a glass church across the Outback.

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This novel is a romance that culminates in a half-mad expedition to transport a glass church across the Outback. (1988)

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F Carey

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