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  • Published: 1 August 2003
  • ISBN: 9780099462491
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 1072
  • RRP: $27.99

The Grass Crown


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PART OF THE ACCLAIMED MASTERS OF ROME SERIES

Following THE FIRST MAN IN ROME, this is the second novel in a saga of the Roman Republic. Gaius Marius, the general who saved Rome from barbarian invasion, has fallen into decline - but it has been foretold that he will become consul a seventh time. By the author of THE THORN BIRDS.

  • Pub date: 1 August 2003
  • ISBN: 9780099462491
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 1072
  • RRP: $27.99

About the Author

Colleen McCullough

Colleen McCullough was born in Australia. A neurophysiologist, 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 over ten other novels, including the acclaimed 'Masters of Rome' series, Dr McCullough also wrote lyrics for musical theatre.

Until her death in 2015 she lived on Norfolk Island in the Pacific with her husband.

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Praise for The Grass Crown

“A master storyteller”

Los Angeles Times


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