The dutiful and disciplined Sister Honour Langtry has sole charge of Ward X of a military hospital in the Pacific, where she cares for soldiers who have gone 'troppo' or are battle fatigued. War with Japan has only been over a few days when into this intense, confined world comes a new patient, Sergeant Michael Wilson. Immediately, his arrival transforms Ward X into a pressure cooker of emotion leading inexorably to tragedy for Sister Honour Langtry, as she is torn between her duty to all her patients - and her love for one of them...
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Colleen McCullough was born in Wellington, New South Wales, working in hospitals in Sydney and London before moving to the Yale University Medical School to train as a nurse. There she wrote the phenomenal bestseller THE THORN BIRDS.Review:
Leave's one's pulse racing New York TIMES A second bestseller The TIMES More intriguing, more provoking than THE THORN BIRDS Washington Post
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