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Harper Collins, 1990 - 288 pages
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Mary Horton is content with her comfortable, solitary existence . . . until she meets Tim. A beautiful young man with the mind of a child -- a gentle outcast in a cruel, unbending world -- he illuminates the darkness of Mary's days with his boyish innocence. And he will shatter the lonely, middle-aged spinster's respectable, ordered life with a forbidden promise of a very special love.

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I loved the writing in this book. This is my first McCullough book and I just know I will be reading more of her. This book is about the beautiful but mentally challenged Tim who meets the lonely ... Read full review

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This is a beautiful story of unconditional love. Tim is an incredibly attractive 25 year old man with the mind of a child. From the very first pages the author makes you fall in love with Tim because ... Read full review

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About the author (1990)

Colleen McCullough is the author of The Thorn Birds, Tim, An Indecent Obsession, A Creed for the Third Millennium, The Ladies of Missalonghi, The First Man in Rome, The Grass Crown, Fortune's Favorites, Caesar's Women, Caesar, and other novels. She lives with her husband on Norfolk Island in the South Pacific.

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