Following a popular visit to the Hawkesbury in 2018, Amanda Hampson – bestselling author of The Yellow Villa, The French Perfumer and The Olive Sisters – returns to Hawkesbury Central Library on Tuesday, 25 June to discuss her latest release Sixty Summers.
Sixty Summers follows the lives of three friends who have become disenchanted with their lives, so set off on a journey through
Europe retracing the steps of a backpacking trip forty years earlier. What could possibly go wrong? Join Amanda Hampson for an entertaining talk about insights gained in writing this novel and lively discussion about women, ageing, youthful aspirations and later in life reinventions.
Sixty Summers review – ‘Amanda Hampson’s writing comes alive with her characters and dialogue. Funny and astute, her observations on friendship, the two sides of family life – the joys and the slavery – ageing and regret, are spot on, especially for boomers’. – Better Reading
Bookings are essential via www.hawkesburylibrary.eventbrite.com or call 4560 4460.
The free talk will be held at Hawkesbury Central Library, 300 George Street, Windsor, on Tuesday, 25 June commencing at 10:30am followed by tea and coffee, and book signing.