The Ladies of Missalonghi

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Arrow Books, 1987 - Australia - 187 pages
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Review: The Ladies of Missalonghi

User Review  - Sue Breton - Goodreads

Another book I read over twenty years ago that stays with me. It was short and evocative and I just love a story where the unfairly downtrodden wins through in the end. Read full review

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User Review  - Laura - Goodreads

This was between a 2-3 star book, but I rounded up. I was curious to read it after hearing about how much it's like The Blue Castle by LM Montgomery. There were some similarities. However, I thought ... Read full review

About the author (1987)

Novelist Colleen McCullough was born in 1937 in Wellington, New South Wales, Australia. She attended Holy Cross College and the University of Sydney. She wanted to pursue a career in medicine but had an allergy to soap and a shortage of money. She decided to study neuroscience and established the department of neurophysiology at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney before working as a researcher and teacher at Yale Medical School for ten years. While there, she wrote her first two novels Tim and The Thorn Birds. Her other works include An Indecent Obsession, A Creed for the Third Millennium, The Ladies of Missalonghi, The First Man in Rome, The Grass Crown, Fortunes Favorites, and Caesars Women. She lives on Norfolk Island in the Pacific with her husband.

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