This The Thorn Birds wallpaper contains
fedora, felt hat, homburg, stetson, trilby, boater, leghorn, panama, panama hat, sailor, skimmer, and straw hat.
There might also be
porkpie, porkpie hat, dress hat, high hat, opera hat, silk hat, stovepipe, top hat, topper, and beaver.
The news came as quite a surprise to me, but apparently it’s true. In April 2009, as the best-selling author worked on the stage musical version of her literary triumph, the UK Daily Mail quoted her directly:
“Meggie in The Thorn Birds is basically my mother. I detested her. Can you imagine writing a 280,000-word book and hating your heroine? She was everything I despise in a woman. She suffered and, worst of all, she enjoyed suffering.”
I didn’t pick up on the author’s hatred when reading the book – far from it – my interpretation was that...