Kathy Lette on heroines in The Revenge Club

Matilda, Jo, Penny and Cressy are all women at the top of their game; so imagine their surprise when they start to be personally overlooked and professionally pushed aside by less-qualified men. Only they’re not going down without a fight. Society might think the women have passed their amuse-by dates but the Revenge Club have other plans. After all, why go to bed angry when you could stay up and plot diabolical retribution? Let the games begin…

In this episode Gregory Dobbs chats to Kathy Lette about why women are so drawn to revenge, why Australian women make the best heroines and embracing the journey through menopause and discovering the paradise beyond.

Read an article on Kathy Lette’s The Revenge Club here

 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Kathy Lette authorKathy Lette penned her first novel Puberty Blues aged 17, as revenge on the surfie boys with whom she grew up. The blokes disproved the theory of evolution – they were evolving into apes. The book became a cult classic proving that poetic justice is the only true justice in the world.

After several years working as a singer, a newspaper columnist, and television sitcom writer, Kathy wrote numerous international bestsellers including Mad Cows (which was made into a film starring Joanna Lumley and Anna Friel), How to Kill Your Husband and Other Handy Household Hints (recently staged by the Victorian Opera, Australia), To Love, Honour and Betray and The Boy Who Fell To Earth.

Her twenty novels have been published in nineteen languages around the world. Kathy Lette is also an ambassador for The National Autistic Society, Their World and Ambitious about Autism. Kathy cites her career highlights as once teaching Stephen Fry a word, Salman Rushdie the limbo, and scripting Julian Assange’s cameo in the Simpsons 500th episode. Kathy also has three honorary doctorates.

Kathy Lette has two children and divides her time between Sydney and London.

Visit Kathy Lette’s website

Author: Kathy Lette

Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Book Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Aria

ISBN: 9781035901289

RRP: $32.99

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