Heather Wallis
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Book Event

Ballarat’s ONLINE April 2021 Girly Book Club

April 28th at 7:30 PM at Freight Bar & Restaurant 49 Mair St E, Ballarat Central VIC 3350

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Freight Bar & Restaurant

Ballarat’s ONLINE April 2021 Girly Book Club

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STARTS AT 7:30 PM



NOTE:

We always welcome new members, if you’ve got questions or you’re worried about coming without knowing anyone please send us an email so we can answer any questions before hand &/or know to expect you.

Reservation under the name “Annabel”, we’ll be upstairs 🙂 – there are food options if you want to eat dinner during bookclub. Please check the latest Victorian COVID restrictions re: masks etc. prior to coming.


April’s here and with it we’re turning the page on a domestic drama with a vintage feel: Recipe for a Perfect Wife.

In this captivating dual narrative novel, a modern-day woman finds inspiration in hidden notes left by her home’s previous owner, a quintessential 1950s housewife. As she discovers remarkable parallels between this woman’s life and her own, it causes her to question the foundation of her own relationship with her husband–and what it means to be a wife fighting for her place in a patriarchal society.

When Alice Hale leaves a career in publicity to become a writer and follows her husband to the New York suburbs, she is unaccustomed to filling her days alone in a big, empty house. But when she finds a vintage cookbook buried in a box in the old home’s basement, she becomes captivated by the cookbook’s previous owner–1950s housewife Nellie Murdoch. As Alice cooks her way through the past, she realizes that within the cookbook’s pages Nellie left clues about her life–including a mysterious series of unsent letters penned to her mother.

Soon Alice learns that while baked Alaska and meatloaf five ways may seem harmless, Nellie’s secrets may have been anything but. When Alice uncovers a more sinister–even dangerous–side to Nellie’s marriage, and has become increasingly dissatisfied with the mounting pressures in her own relationship, she begins to take control of her life and protect herself with a few secrets of her own.

We look forward to discussing Recipe for a Good Wife with you at book club this month. Join us!

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