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Peter Carey received the Booker Prize for Oscar and Lucinda and again for True History of the Kel... Read More

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Peter Carey received the Booker Prize for Oscar and Lucinda and again for True History of the Kelly Gang. His novel, Parrot and Olivier in America, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and was a finalist for the National Book Award in 2010. His other honours include the Commonwealth Prize and the Miles Franklin Award. Born in Australia, he has lived in New York for twenty years.

www.petercareybooks.comDaring, 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, publishing in April 2015.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.

Product Details

Title: Oscar and Lucinda
Author: Peter Carey
SKU: BK0467692
EAN: 9780571322848
Binding: Paperback

About Author

Peter Carey was born in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria and now lives in New York. He is the author of twelve previous novels, three short story collections and two books on travel. Among other prizes, he has won the Booker Prize twice, the Commonwealth Writers Prize twice and the Miles Franklin Literary Award three times.

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