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,... show more
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.
Publish date: November 1st 1990
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, 20th Century
, Historical Romance
, Contemporary Romance
Tim, a novel by Colleen McCullough Story of an older couple that have a mentally retarded son and the daughter they have a year later is perfectly normal.They are able to keep the boy at home teaching him what they can. Many others make fun of him and take advantage of him. One day after his day la...
Wonderful story, and a quick read. Nonetheless, you get a powerful punch of Colleen McCullough's beautifully intense writing filled with all the emotional goodies that you would get even if you are used to reading one of her lengthy novels. Her main character Mary, is someone you can learn many li...
What a beautiful heartfelt story! I had no idea they made a movie of it until after I read it. Now I am searching for it to watch it. Excellent Story!
¿Qué es mejor: ser listo o tener suerte?Mary Horton es una alta ejecutiva de 43 años, vive sola en uno de los barrios más lujosos de Sydney. Huérfana desde muy joven, ha consagrado su vida al trabajo. Un día, sin embargo, se encuentra con Tim, y esa vida monótona y vacía cambia drásticamente. Tim Me...
Wow... There is so much that I want to say about this book, and I don't know if I will really be able to do it all justice. I think I'm just going to go for my tried and true method and just ask you to tag along with my ramblings... Hopefully it will make sense at the end. :)On the surface, "Tim" is...
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