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Oyster

Author: Janette Turner Hospital
Publisher: London : Virago, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This story of a cult messiah, Oyster, is set in an outback opal mining town in Queensland. The novel attempts to explore the clash of extreme cultural differences - the nature of evil, the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janette Turner Hospital
ISBN: 1860491634 9781860491634
OCLC Number: 59667378
Awards: Shortlisted for "Banjo" Award for Fiction 1997.
Description: 454 unnumbered pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Janette Turner Hospital.

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... one of the most innovative writers in English today... TLS often compelling and sometimes disorientating book... Not just opalescent but Technicolour, OYSTER is a headier book than we are used to Read more...

 
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