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The Inaugural Meeting of the Fairvale Ladies Book Club by Sophie GreenBefore I was an author I was …

A bookseller, an editor, a website producer, a content writer, a yoga teacher, a literary agent and a country music blogger.


The best part of writing a The Inaugural Meeting of the Fairvale Ladies Book Club was …

Getting to know the characters as their stories unfolded. Characters are always like strangers at the start of a novel and their unfurling lives are often a mystery, even to the author.


The Inaugural Meeting of the Fairvale Ladies Book Club was inspired by …

My first trip to the Northern Territory in June 2014 and childhood visits to a property in the Riverina, as well as my mother and her friends.


Who is your favourite character and why?

There are five main characters and I couldn’t possibly pick a favourite, although I decided on Sybil as the most prominent character so we always see the book club meetings through her eyes.


My favourite place to curl up with a book is …

On my couch, looking out at the trees beyond the windows and the bowling green next door – it’s an almost bucolic vista in the heart of the city.

  • The Inaugural Meeting of the Fairvale Ladies Book Club - Sophie Green

    If you loved THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY, THE LITTLE COFFEE SHOP OF KABUL and THE THORN BIRDS you will devour this story of five different women united by one need: to overcome the vast distances of Australia's Top End with friendship, tears, laughter, books and love.

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