Frances Whiting - The Best Kind of Beautiful

Thursday 31 October 2019
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
The Old Museum
Ticket $20.00, Book as Ticket (save $13.00) $40.00
Tickets available until 31 October 2019 5:00 PM

This event commences at 6.30pm. Printed tickets are not issued and your booking will be on a door list under your surname.

Trent Dalton is in-conversation with Frances Whiting at The Old Museum discussing her new novel The Best Kind of Beautiful.

"The Best Kind of Beautiful is the best kind of book: touching, funny, whimsical and mysterious! A special story about a delightful family." Liane Moriarty

A warm-hearted novel from the author of Walking on Trampolines about music, grief, relationships, gardens, love, laughter and family.

Florence Saint Claire is a loner. Albert Flowers is a social butterfly. Good friends who think they know each other.

But, somewhere between who they are, and who people think they are, lies The Best Kind of Beautiful.

Award-winning journalist and author Frances Whiting brings her renowned warmth and empathy to this witty and gentle novel about bringing out the best in each other.

"There are moments when Frances Whiting writes about family dynamics and relationships where you wonder if the woman has a hidden camera set up inside your soul. On a single page she'll tickle your ribs with three laugh-out-loud gags then punch your gut with some deep observation on living. All heart. All soul. All kinds of beautiful." Trent Dalton, author of Boy Swallows Universe

"Florence, a fresh contemporary irresistible heroine, holds a cast of fascinating, brilliantly drawn characters together. Frances Whiting at her best, warm, witty, provocative, a wise observer of human nature, family, life... It's true, you can't put it down.' Quentin Bryce AD CVO

Frances Whiting is one of Australia's best known and favourite columnists. For more than twenty years her weekly Sunday Mail column has engaged readers in the highs, lows and the wonderful of the every day. She is also an award-winning journalist and Senior Feature writer for Q Magazine in The Courier-Mail. She has published two collections of her columns: Oh To Be A Marching Girl and That's A Home Run Tiger! and a novel, Walking on Trampolines.

Frances Whiting will also be appearing at The Living Room, St Aidan's Anglican Girls' School, Corinda, 6.00 - 9.00pm Wednesday, 30 October. BOOK HERE

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