|Award(s):||Man Booker Prize (1988)|
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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 on that sprawling continent--a haven for misfits of both the animal and human kingdoms--could a nervous Anglican minister who gambles on the...
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Interesting...haven't finished figuring out what I think about the ending. A tall tale: silly in parts, epic in parts, too long in parts but nearly entirely irresistible.
Dec 12th, 2017
Jun 9th, 2015
Oscar and Lucinda appears on these lists...
92nd on 100 Greatest Novels of All Time by The Guardian