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The Ladies of Missalonghi
The Ladies of Missalonghi
Author: Colleen McCullough
No description on back cover; it's a pastoral scene of trees continued from the front cover which shows three ladies walking down a lane between rows of trees. Front cover states "The Harper Short Novel Series."
ISBN: 12267
Pages: 192
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Publisher: Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc.
Book Type: Hardcover
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Colleen McCullough is known for long and winding novels like "The Thorn Birds," so I was surprised at the light touch in this story. It reminds me a bit of "Persuasion," by Jane Austen, but with an inimitable stamp of Australian life. McCullough really makes the charm and deceptive quiet of the Blue Mountains region - still beautiful and aloof from nearby Sydney today - come to life, and her plucky heroine is easy to like.