Oscar and Lucinda

movie tie-in edition (Vintage International)

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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 ... Continua
Ha scritto il 28/10/08
A love as shy and impossible as that in Ishiguro's 'Remains of the day', but the main characters are definitely livelier and less willing to adhere to the moral standards of the day. Oscar and Lucinda are thrown together in scandal. A shared love of
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Ha scritto il 21/07/08
This must be my third read of Oscar and Lucinda: I don't think I'll ever get tired of it, and it has to beone of my all-time favourite reads, along with A Prayer for Owen Meany. The characters are wonderful, the atmosphere delightful, the story ...Continua
Ha scritto il 08/12/07
This is an engrossing, rollicking tale peopled with unforgettable characters, from sensitive Oscar and feisty Lucinda to a range of unique villains and oddballs.
Ha scritto il 12/08/07
It's a gift from Susu in Grade 13... I missed my train stop several times because of this book.
Ha scritto il 20/04/07
There was nothing unbearable.
The teeth of lions, the torture of martyrs, was a flea bite in the face of eternity.
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