Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(1937-2015) Working name of Australian author Colleen McCullough-Robinson, who remains most famous for The Thorn Birds (1977). In A Creed for the Third Millennium (1985), set in a Near Future America ravaged by Climate Change, a charismatic figure (see Messiahs) ambiguously revitalizes a disillusioned world. The Ladies of Missalonghi (1987) is a Young Adult ghost story. [JC]
born Wellington, New South Wales: 1 June 1937
died Norfolk Island: 29 January 2015
- A Creed for the Third Millennium (New York: Harper and Row, 1985) [hb/]
- The Ladies of Missalonghi (London: Hutchinson and Co, 1987) [hb/]
- The Song of Troy (London: Orion, 1998) [hb/Sarah Perkins]
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