Podcast: Writing Through Grief with Hannah Richell

Podcast: Writing Through Grief with Hannah Richell

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This week, author and award winning journalist Caroline Overington (stepping in for Cheryl), is joined by Hannah Richell to discuss her new novel The Peacock Summer – a tender and passionate story about two summers (decades apart), two women’s lives forever entwined, and a house that holds secrets that could free them both. Together they discuss Hannah’s journey as a writer and mother, and what it is like to write when experiencing great grief.

Podcast guest: Hannah Richell

After the birth of her first child, Hannah Richell began writing as a guilty pleasure in stolen moments during her day. Her debut novel Secrets of the Tides was selected as a Richard & Judy Book Club pick and was shortlisted for the Debut Fiction Award at the 2013 Australian Indie Book Awards.

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                  Synopsis

                  Two summers, decades apart. Two women whose lives are forever entwined. And a house that holds the secrets that could free them both.At twenty-six, Lillian feels ancient and exhausted. Her marriage to Charles Oberon has not turned out the way she thought it would. To her it seems she is just another beautiful object captured within the walls of Cloudesley, her husband's Chilterns manor house. But, with a young step-son and a sister to care for, Lillian accepts there is no way out for her. Then Charles makes an arrangement with an enigmatic artist visiting their home and her world is turned on its head.Maggie Oberon ran from the hurt and resentment she caused. Half a world away, in Australia, it was easier to forget, to pretend she didn't care. But when her grandmother, Lillian, falls ill she must head back to Cloudesley. Forced to face her past, she will learn that all she thought was real, all that she held so close, was never as it seemed.An utterly compelling story of secrets, betrayals and the consequences of a long-ago summer from the internationally bestselling author of Secrets of the Tides and The Shadow Year.
                  Hannah Richell
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                  Hannah Richell

                  After the birth of her first child, Hannah Richell began writing as a guilty pleasure in stolen moments during her day. Her debut novel Secrets of the Tides was selected as a Richard & Judy Book Club pick and was shortlisted for the Debut Fiction Award at the 2013 Australian Indie Book Awards.

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