In 1983, The Thorn Birds was adapted into a hugely successful miniseries starring Richard Chamberlain and Rachel Ward. Although there were some differences from the novel, this adaptation is a celebrated and acclaimed version of the much loved novel.
The Thorn Birds is a 1977 novel by Colleen McCullough. An epic romance set in Australia, the novel follows the Cleary family spanning the years 1915-1969.
The novel features a much loved cast of characters but the central protagonists are Meggie Cleary ...