About the Author
Colleen McCullough AO (born 1 June 1937) is an internationally acclaimed Australian author. She was born in Wellington in central west New South Wales. A neuroscientist by training, she worked in various Sydney and United Kingdom hospitals before settling to ten years of research and teaching in the Department of Neurology at the Yale Medical School in New Haven, Connecticut, United States.
In the late 1970s she settled on Norfolk Island, where she lives with her husband, Ric Robinson.