The Thorn Birds

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Harper Collins, Oct 13, 2009 - Fiction - 704 pages
20 Reviews

“Beautiful….Compelling entertainment.”
—New York Times

“A heart-rending epic…truly marvelous.”
—Chicago Tribune


One of the most beloved novels of all time, The Thorn Birds, Colleen McCullough’s sweeping family saga of dreams, titanic struggles, dark passions, and forbidden love in the Australian Outback, returns to enthrall a new generation.

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User Review  - FutureMrsJoshGroban - LibraryThing

Oh my word. This book was so unbelievably bad. I guess the problem was I began reading this book with high-flown expectations of it being "Gone With the Wind". Well, it sure went somewhere. Downhill ... Read full review

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User Review  - victorianvoice - Overstock.com

I have read hundreds of books over the years but this one is surely one of the best written ones. Its not actionfilled but it is a charmer and somehow as the pages turn you get to know the characters with such personal detail it amazes you. What a fantastic book to read on these summer nights! Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Colleen McCullough is the author of The Thorn Birds, Tim, An Indecent Obsession, A Creed for the Third Millennium, The Ladies of Missalonghi, The First Man in Rome, The Grass Crown, Fortune's Favorites, Caesar's Women, Caesar, and other novels. She lives with her husband on Norfolk Island in the South Pacific.

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