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Head of Zeus
01 Nov 2013 * EBOOK * £4.99 * 9781781855867

An epic saga of love, betrayal, ambition and redemption in 1920s Australia.

Fiction / FA (Fiction)
Extent: 448 pages
Exclusive: GB IN ZA SG   Not for sale: CA AU NZ US
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From author of THE THORN BIRDS, one of the biggest-selling books of all time, comes this epic saga of love, betrayal and redemption in 1920s Australia.

The four Latimer sisters are famous throughout New South Wales for their beauty, wit, ambition and sisterly love. They thought that would never change.

But then they left home to train as nurses, swapping the feather beds of their father's townhouse for the spartan bunks of nursing accommodation. And now, as the Depression casts its shadow across Australia, they must confront their own secret desires as the world changes around them. Will the sisters find the independence they crave? Or is life – like love – always bittersweet?

Colleen McCullough was born in Wellington, New South Wales. She worked in neurophysiology at Yale Medical School for ten years, where she wrote the record-breaking, international bestseller The Thorn Birds.

'An epic saga of love, betrayal and redemption in 1920s Australia' Take A Break

'A novel of love, loss and betrayal – think of Scarlett O'Hara and multiply by four' The Lady

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