Author of The Thornbirds who has never produced an equal but has given us lots of worthy historical novels, mostly of ancient Rome, as well as poignant, dramatic relationship dramas. This is one of the latter.
Comparison: Penny Vincenzi, Rani Manicka, Jane Yardley.
Similar this month: Nicholas Sparks, Jodi Picoult.
|Publication date:||7th November 2005|
|Format:||Paperback (a Format)|
|Primary Genre||Modern and Contemporary Fiction|
Closing date: 07/10/2021
'Compelling, passionate and gritty.' She
'Probes the depths of the human heart in a haunting, multi-layered novel.' Good Book Guide
'McCullough piles on the drama.' Daily Mail
'Sizzling family drama stuffed with passion, tragedy, love and sex.' More
'Absorbing.â€™ Sunday Telegraph
'Deliciously addictive...a classic tale of wealth and power - an engrossing read.' Sainsbury's magazine
Colleen McCullough was born in Australia. A neurophysiologist, she established the department of neurophysiology at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney, then worked as a researcher and teacher at Yale Medical School for ten years. Her writing career began with Tim, followed by The Thorn Birds, a record-breaking international best-seller. McCullough has also written lyrics for musical theater. She died in January 2015.More About Colleen Mccullough