701 Glenferrie Road
Hawthorn, VIC 3122
Join Glenna Thomson for the Melbourne launch of her latest novel Stella and Margie - a beautiful novel about two women – a generation apart – thrown together by circumstance, who slowly come to love and understand one another.
Stella and Margie is a piercingly insightful novel about love and duty, acceptance and reconciliation, and of a touching friendship that crosses the generations.
Stella and her mother-in-law Margie are two very different women. Stella is kind, compassionate and just a little chaotic. Margie is prickly, demanding and a stickler for convention. Stella has exciting dreams for the future. Margie has only bitter memories of the past.
When Margie needs help recovering from a major operation, Stella offers her a place to stay. With no other options, Margie returns to the family farm where for decades, until Stella’s arrival, she was the one in charge.
Margie has never made life easy for her daughter-in-law, and that’s not going to change now she’s been made a guest in her former home.
But as the dry summer turns to a beautiful autumn, the two women gradually form an unlikely bond, as the ambitions, secrets, and tragedies that have shaped their lives are slowly uncovered...
“I love the story of Stella and Margie. It’s a poignant reminder of the power of women’s friendship.” - Ita Buttrose
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