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Tania Farrelly at Frankston Library
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Tania Farrelly at Frankston Library


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11:00am - 12:00pm, 20th October 2021


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Frankston Library View map

60 Playne St, Frankston, VIC 3199


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Join us for a FrankTALK with debut historical romance author, Tania Farrelly to celebrate the release of The Eighth Wonder.

About this event

The Suffragette meets The Greatest Showman in this story of passion and courage, as a young feminist fights against the rules of society to find her place in the world.

 

New York, 1897. The richest city in the world.

 

Beautiful, young and privileged, Rose Kingsbury Smith is expected to play by the strict rules of social etiquette, to forfeit all career aspirations and to marry a man of good means. But she has a quietly rebellious streak and is determined to make her own mark on Manhattan’s growing skyline. When the theft of a precious heirloom plunges the Kingsbury Smiths into financial ruin, Rose becomes her family’s most tradeable asset. She finds herself fighting for her independence and championing the ideal of equality for women everywhere.

 

Enigmatic Ethan Salt’s inglorious circus days are behind him. He lives a quiet life on Coney Island with his beloved elephant Daisy and is devoted to saving animals who’ve been brutalised by show business. As he struggles to raise funds for his menagerie, he fears he will never build the sanctuary of his dreams … until a chance encounter with a promising young architect changes his life forever.

 

Just when Rose is on the verge of seeing her persistence pay off, the ghosts of her past threaten to destroy everything she holds dear. In the face of heartbreaking prejudice and betrayal, she must learn to harness her greatest wonder within.

 

From Fifth Avenue mansions to Lower East Side tenements and the carnivals of Coney Island, The Eighth Wonder explores the brilliance and brutality of one of the world’s most progressive eras and celebrates the visionaries who dare to rebel.

 

Please join us for this Online FrankTALK with Tania Farrelly on Wednesday 20 October at 11am. 

 

The Eighth Wonder can be purchased on the day thanks to Robinsons Bookshop or via their online store: https://bit.ly/3fu64hS

Reserve it now, via our catalogue: https://frankston.spydus.com/cgi-bin/spydus.exe/FULL/WPAC/BIBENQ/16195502/32075807,1

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The Eighth Wonder
The Suffragette meets The Greatest Showman in this story of passion and courage, as a young feminist fights against the rules of society to find her place in the world.
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