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At the End of the Day

by Liz Byrski

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$32.99

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When Mim Squires and Mathias Vander are stranded together on a disrupted flight home to Perth, they are surprised to find that they have much in common. Mim owns a bookshop, Mathias is a writer, and both are at turning points in their lives. Mim's childhood polio is taking a toll on her life. Mathias is contemplating a cross-continent move to be nearer his daughter.

But life back in Perth is not smooth sailing, with their respective family members going through their own upheavals. As Mim and Mathias both struggle to adjust to the challenges of being in their late seventies, secrets from the past that neither wishes to face rise to the surface, challenging their long-held beliefs in their independence and singularity.

At the end of the day, can they muster the wisdom and the courage they need to change?

Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781760781644
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pub Date: 28/09/2021
  • Category: Fiction & related items / Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
    Fiction & related items / General
  • Imprint: Macmillan Australia
  • Pages: 336
  • Price: $32.99

When Mim Squires and Mathias Vander are stranded together on a disrupted flight home to Perth, they are surprised to find that they have much in common. Mim owns a bookshop, Mathias is a writer, and both are at turning points in their lives. Mim's childhood polio is taking a toll on her life. Mathias is contemplating a cross-continent move to be nearer his daughter.

But life back in Perth is not smooth sailing, with their respective family members going through their own upheavals. As Mim and Mathias both struggle to adjust to the challenges of being in their late seventies, secrets from the past that neither wishes to face rise to the surface, challenging their long-held beliefs in their independence and singularity.

At the end of the day, can they muster the wisdom and the courage they need to change?

Author Information

Liz Byrski is a novelist, non-fiction writer, former journalist and ABC broadcaster, with more than fifty years' experience in the British and Australian media. She is the author of eleven bestselling novels, including Gang of Four and A Month of Sundays, as well as more than a dozen non-fiction books. She lives close to Fremantle in Western Australia, with Gazza, her three-year-old rescue dog who is in charge of exercise, household security and chasing cats. She has two sons and twin grandsons.

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14 October 2021

Join best-selling author Liz Byrski as she discusses her new novel, At the End of the Day. Liz will be in conversation with Gillian O'Shaughnessy, followed by an audience Q&A, book sales and signing. With thanks to Dymocks Garden City, WA.

9:30 AM

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