Description - Morgan's Run by Colleen McCullough
For the first time since her hugely popular bestseller THE THORN BIRDS captivated millions of readers, Colleen McCullough returns to Australia with a breathtaking new historical saga. It was one of the greatest human experiments ever undertaken- to populate an unknown land with the criminal, the unloved and the unwanted of English society. Amid conditions of brutality that paralleled that of slavery, 'The First Fleet' was sent to a place no European but the legendary Captain Cook had ever seen. Left to live or die on the hostile Australian continent, these convicts and their equally isolated guards occupy the centre of McCullough's riveting new epic. Richard Morgan convicted felon and educated, intelligent, resourceful man finds the will to survive, experience the joys of love, and finally make an indelible mark upon the new frontier.
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(178mm x 110mm x 48mm)
Arrow Books Ltd
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Author Biography - Colleen McCullough
Colleen McCullough was born in Australia. A neurophysicist, she established the department of neurophysiology at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney, then worked as a researcher and teacher at Yale Medical School for ten years. Her writing career began with the publication of Tim, followed by The Thorn Birds, a record-breaking international bestseller. The author of a number of other novels, McCullough has also written lyrics for musical theatre. She lives on Norfolk Island in the Pacific with her husband, Ric Robinson.