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Head of Zeus
Tim
Tim Colleen McCullough

Forty-three-year-old Mary Horton lives in a quiet, middle-class suburb on Sydney's North Shore. A straight-laced, emotionally distant spinster, Mary has worked hard to make a life for herself, but her idea of 'life' does not include personal relationships. With no partner and no friends, Mary has no plans to let anybody into her solitary life.

Tim Melville is a twenty-five-year-old labourer with the body and face of a Greek god, but the mind of a child. A gentle outcast in a cruel, unbending world, Tim has a loving family, but is often derided and taken advantage of by his so-called friends.

By chance, one summer morning Tim meets Mary and what begins as a day's labour for the kind-hearted young man becomes a life-changing relationship for both of them.

Head of Zeus * Fiction
28 Mar 2013 * 288pp * £5.99 * 9781781852507
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'McCullough is terrific...Her characters quiver with life'
The New York Times Book Review
Author
Colleen McCullough
Colleen McCullough
Colleen McCullough was born in New South Wales in 1937. A neuroscientist by training, she worked in hospitals in Sydney, London and Yale. By night, she wrote – and her second novel, The Thorn Birds (1977), became a global bestseller. She published 25 novels, ranging from love stories to crime fiction, including the monumental, seven-volume Masters of Rome historical fiction series.
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