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An indecent obsession

Author: Colleen McCullough
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Colleen McCullough's third novel is set on one of the Pacific islands at the end of the Second World War. Honour Langtry has been trusted with sole charge of Ward X, whose five inmates have had mental breakdowns in combat and each of whom, in his own way, is in love with Honour. Into their world comes a sixth patient, Sergeant Wilson who causes a highly charged emotional atmosphere and leads Honour to tragedy  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Love stories
Historical fiction
War stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McCullough, Colleen, 1937-
Indecent obsession.
New York : Harper & Row, ©1981
(OCoLC)756467561
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colleen McCullough
ISBN: 0060149205 9780060149208 0063120496 9780063120495
OCLC Number: 7460690
Description: 317 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Colleen McCullough.

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Colleen McCullough's third novel is set on one of the Pacific islands at the end of the Second World War. Honour Langtry has been trusted with sole charge of Ward X, whose five inmates have had mental breakdowns in combat and each of whom, in his own way, is in love with Honour. Into their world comes a sixth patient, Sergeant Wilson who causes a highly charged emotional atmosphere and leads Honour to tragedy trapped between this obsession and her duty.

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