/ Lead title The bestselling author of THE THORN BIRDS returns with a novel of laughter, passion and more than a little magic ! / Author of the hugely successful The Thorn Birds, which featured in the BBC's Big Read Top 100. / Colleen McCullough's last novel, THE TOUCH, sold over 60K copies in paperback / Angel is an engrossing read, focusing on the bond between mother and child. / Draws on Colleen's own experiences living in the bustling Kings Cross district of Sydney in the early 1960s. / Australia's favourite storyteller and officially designated Living National Treasure.
Colleen McCullough was born in western New South Wales in 1937. A neuroscientist by training, she worked in various Sydney and English hospitals before settling to ten years of research and teaching in the Department of Neurology at the Yale Medical School in the USA. In 1974 her first novel, Tim, was published in New York, followed by the bestselling The Thorn Birds in 1977 and a string of successful novels. In 1980 she settled in Norfolk Island, where she lives with her husband, Ric Robinson.
Praise for Angel (by Colleen McCollough): 'exhilarating, engrossing and thought-provoking, and hard to put down.' York Evening Press 'Refreshing, with all the verve and dash of youthfulness, Angel is also a cleverly plotted, sinewy story, which provides a satisfying twist at the end.' Irish Examiner Praise for Colleen McCullough: 'Compelling, passionate and gritty.' Good Book Guide 'McCullough piles on the drama.' Daily Mail 'Sizzling family drama stuffed with passion, tragedy, love and sex.' More 'Absorbing.' Sunday Telegraph 'Deliciously addictive...a classic tale of wealth and power - an engrossing read.' Sainsbury's magazine