A panoramic family saga set in the Australian outback. The Thorn Birds tells the story of Maggie Cleary and the man who loves her - Father Ralph Bricassart. His struggle with ambition and love is at the heart of the story. A blockbuster! Compulsive reading from start to finish.
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One of the most beloved novels of all time, Colleen McCullough's magnificent saga of dreams, struggles, dark passions, and forbidden love in the Australian outback has enthralled readers the world over. The Thorn Birds is a chronicle of three generations of Clearys—an indomitable clan of ranchers carving lives from a beautiful, hard land while contending with the bitterness, frailty, and secrets that penetrate their family. It is a poignant love story, a powerful epic of struggle and sacrifice, a celebration of individuality and spirit. Most of all, it is the story of the Clearys' only daughter, Meggie, and the haunted priest, Father Ralph de Bricassart—and the intense joining of two hearts and souls over a lifetime, a relationship that dangerously oversteps sacred boundaries of ethics and dogma.From the Inside Flap:
With over 10 million copies sold worldwide, here is the towering epic about three generations of a remarkable family in the Australian outback that was the basis for one of the most beloved television miniseries of all time. The Boston Globe called it "the kind of book the word 'blockbuster' was made for." The inaugural edition of our Modern Classics series, this is the only hardcover edition of The Thorn Birds currently in print.
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Descripción Longman Group, 1999. Softcover. Estado de conservación: Neu. Unbenutzte Restauflage Unbenutzt. Schnelle Lieferung, Kartonverpackung. Abzugsfähige Rechnung. Bei Mehrfachbestellung werden die Versandkosten anteilig erstattet. - A panoramic family saga set in the Australian outback. The Thorn Birds tells the story of Maggie Cleary and the man who loves her - Father Ralph Bricassart. His struggle with ambition and love is at the heart of the story.rnrnA blockbuster! Compulsive reading from start to finish. 90 pp. Englisch. Nº de ref. de la librería INF1000004771
Descripción Longman, 1999. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780582418233
Descripción Longman, 1999. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P110582418232