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.

Oscar and Lucinda / starring Cate Blanchett & Ralph Fiennes / based on the novel by Peter Carey

Gillian Armstrong's 1997 film version of Oscar and Lucinda

The Glass Church. Image from Gillian Armstrong's 1997 film version of Oscar and Lucinda.

Oscar and Lucinda  I watched this for the first time last night and fell in love with the characters and the story.  Today I seem to be unable to stop myself from thinking about this movie.  I love when I discover movies that affect me like this.

Oscar and Lucinda (1997)

Oscar and Lucinda I watched this for the first time last night and fell in love with the characters and the story. Today I seem to be unable to stop myself from thinking about this movie. I love when I discover movies that affect me like this.

Oscar and Lucinda

'Oscar and Lucinda' by Peter Carey - 1988 winner of the Man Booker price

♥♣♦♠ Oscar & Lucinda by Peter Carey, Folio Society Edition

Oscar and Lucinda: Compelling romance, epic tale of misadventure, cutting parable of cultural imperialism, Peter Carey’s Oscar & Lucinda is overwhelmingly a story of all-consuming passions. It was the first of Careys two Booker Prize-winning novels.

Peter Carey “Oscar and Lucinda”

Carey, Peter “Oscar and Lucinda” - 1988 Interesting story, set in one of my favourite centuries, the told in a vivid yet pleasant.

Oscar and Lucinda (1997) Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett - "Oscar and Lucinda" - Costume designer : Janet Patterson

Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey • Designed by Jenny Grigg for University of Queensland Press • As part of the Peter Carey Series (series of eight gatefold covers) • 2001

Book cover design by Jenny Grigg Peter Carey Series 2001 Series of eight gatefold covers University of Queensland Press

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