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Oscar and Lucinda: Peter Carey.

Oscar and Lucinda: Peter Carey.
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ISBN 9781743484289 (Overdrive: electronic bk.)
Author Carey, Peter, 1943-
Title Oscar and Lucinda [electronic resource] / Peter Carey.
Publisher/Date Sydney, N.S.W. : Penguin Random House Australia, 2015.
Pagination etc. 1 online resource.
Contents note Downloadable eBook. First published 1988 by University of Queensland Press.
Summary Note Peter Carey's Booker Prize winning novel imagines Australia's youth, before its dynamic passions became dangerous habits. It is also a startling and unusual love story. Oscar is a young English clergyman who has broken with his past and developed a disturbing talent for gambling. A country girl of singular ambition, Lucinda moves to Sydney, driven by dreams of self-reliance and the building of an industrial Utopia. Together this unlikely pair create and are created by the spectacle of mid-nineteenth century Australia. Peter Carey's visionary brilliance, and his capacity to delight and surprise, propel this story to its stunning conclusion.
Subject Clergy -- Fiction
Gamblers -- Fiction
Young women -- Fiction
Australian fiction
Electronic books.
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