|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
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