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The Thorn Birds
by Colleen McCullough

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The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough Overview

Powered by the dreams and struggles of three generations, The Thorn Birds is the epic saga of a family rooted in the Australian sheep country. At the story's heart is the love of Meggie Cleary, who can never possess the man she desperately adores, and Ralph de Bricassart, who rises from parish priest to the inner circles of the Vatican...but whose passion for Meggie will f Powered by the dreams and struggles of three generations, The Thorn Birds is the epic saga of a family rooted in the Australian sheep country. At the story's heart is the love of Meggie Cleary, who can never possess the man she desperately adores, and Ralph de Bricassart, who rises from parish priest to the inner circles of the Vatican...but whose passion for Meggie will follow him all the days of his life.

Colleen McCullough

About The Thorn Birds Description

Colleen Margaretta McCullough was an Australian author known for her novels, her most well-known being The Thorn Birds and Tim. Raised by her mother in Wellington and then Sydney, McCullough began writing stories at age 5. She flourished at Catholic schools and earned a physiology degree from the University of New South Wales in 1963. Planning become a doctor, she found that she had a violent aller

Data Book The Thorn Birds

Original Title The Thorn Birds ISBN 0380018179 (ISBN13: 9780380018178 ) Edition Language English Characters Ralph de Bricassart, Meghann Cleary, Luke O'Neill, Fiona Cleary, Padraic Cleary...more , Francis Cleary, Dane O'Neill, Justine O'Neill...less setting Australia (212)