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Julia's Book Club - The Fraud

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In this month’s Book Club episode Julia sits down with her good friend, best-selling author Kathy Lette, to discuss The Fraud, by British writer Zadie Smith.


The Fraud is a historical fiction novel set in the Victorian era, centred around a real life London court case - The Tichborne Trial.


England is captivated by the case, in which a man claims to be Sir Roger Tichborne - the heir to a large fortune and long believed dead.


Julia and Kathy delve into the book’s exploration of race, gender, age and beauty, with many laughs along the way!


Show notes:

  • The Fraud by Zadie Smith is published by Penguin and available at all good bookstores.

  • The Revenge Club by Kathy Lette is published by Bloomsbury and available at all good bookstores.


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In this month’s Book Club episode Julia sits down with her good friend, best-selling author Kathy Lette, to discuss The Fraud, by British writer Zadie Smith.


The Fraud is a historical fiction novel set in the Victorian era, centred around a real life London court case - The Tichborne Trial.


England is captivated by the case, in which a man claims to be Sir Roger Tichborne - the heir to a large fortune and long believed dead.


Julia and Kathy delve into the book’s exploration of race, gender, age and beauty, with many laughs along the way!


Show notes:

  • The Fraud by Zadie Smith is published by Penguin and available at all good bookstores.

  • The Revenge Club by Kathy Lette is published by Bloomsbury and available at all good bookstores.


Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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