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Oscar and Lucinda by Peter CareyRead about the other entries on the list.
A novel dedicated to the workings of chance features a godly protagonist who is inducted into the delights of the races while an undergraduate at Oxford. Oscar appears an innocent, but has a gift for predicting winners. At every racecourse in the south of England he discovers that Providence is at work.
Oscar and Lucinda also appears on Mullan's lists of ten of the best fossils in literature, ten of the best thin men in literature and ten of the best card games in literature, the Guardian's list of ten of the best unconsummated passions in fiction, and Elise Valmorbida's top ten list of books on the migrant experience.