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Joanna Trollope - Author


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Joanna Trollope OBE has written numerous highly-acclaimed contemporary novels including: The Choir, A Village Affair, A Passionate Man, The Rector’s Wife, The Men and the Girls, A Spanish Lover, The Best of Friends, Next of Kin, Other People’s Children, Marrying the Mistress, Girl from the South, Brother and Sister, Second Honeymoon, Friday Night, The Other Family, Daughters-in-Law and The Soldier's Wife. Under the name of Caroline Harvey she writes romantic historical novels. She has also written a study of women in the British Empire, Britannia’s Daughters.

Joanna Trollope was appointed OBE in the 1996 Queen’s Birthday Honours List for services to literature and was the Chair of Judges for the Orange Prize form Fiction 2012.

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If you like Joanna Trollope you might also like to read books by Jane Fallon, Elizabeth Buchan and Anita Shreve.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Joanna Trollope

City of Friends by Joanna Trollope
City of Friends
Joanna Trollope
The day Stacey Grant loses her job feels like the last day of her life. Or at least, the only life she'd ever known. For who was she if not a City high-flyer, Senior Partner at one of the top...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017
City of Friends by Joanna Trollope
City of Friends
Joanna Trollope
The day Stacey Grant loses her job feels like the last day of her life. Or at least, the only life she'd ever known. For who was she if not a City high-flyer, Senior Partner at one of the top...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/01/2017
Balancing Act by Joanna Trollope
Balancing Act
Joanna Trollope
Susie Moran has always been the breadwinner in her family. Her husband was the one who was there for their three girls. But now he wants something of his past back - the life he had before Susie's career took...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/11/2014
Sense and Sensibility by Joanna Trollope
Reader Reviewed Sense and Sensibility
Joanna Trollope
Author of 17 bestselling contemporary novels Joanna Trollope has used her skills of astute yet sensitive observation of the ‘human condition’ to reboot Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility from the 18th to 21st Centuries. It’s a fresh, witty and very...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/06/2014
Balancing Act by Joanna Trollope
Balancing Act
Joanna Trollope
Susie and her husband have been married for nearly forty years. She keeps her family close with their three daughters working with her in her very successful pottery business. Susie hates change. As a child she was abandoned by her...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
Sense & Sensibility by Joanna Trollope
Reader Reviewed Sense & Sensibility
Joanna Trollope
November 2013 MEGA Book of the Month. Author of 17 bestselling contemporary novels Joanna Trollope has used her skills of astute yet sensitive observation of the ‘human condition’ to reboot Jane Austen’s...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/10/2013
The Soldier's Wife by Joanna Trollope
The Soldier's Wife
Joanna Trollope
Can a man trained to fight adjust again to family and domestic life? And how will the family cope if he can't? Through the well observed, astute yet sensitive eye of the author this novel takes a keen look at...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/01/2013
The Soldier's Wife by Joanna Trollope
The Soldier's Wife
Joanna Trollope
Can a man trained to fight adjust again to family and domestic life? And how will the family cope if he can't? Through the well observed, astute yet sensitive eye of the author this novel takes a keen look at...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/02/2012
Daughters-in-law by Joanna Trollope
Daughters-in-law
Joanna Trollope
January 2012 Book of the Month. Shortlisted for the Galaxy Popular Fiction Book of the Year Award 2011. Rachel has always been at the centre of her family of three sons but...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/01/2012
Daughters-in-Law by Joanna Trollope
Daughters-in-Law
Joanna Trollope
One of our Great Reads you may have missed in 2011. Shortlisted for the Galaxy Popular Fiction Book of the Year Award 2011. Rachel has always been at the centre of her family of three sons but now the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/03/2011
The Other Family by Joanna Trollope
The Other Family
Joanna Trollope
Oh this is a tough one. Joanna certainly knows how to put her thumb on a bruise and continually push till it hurts. Why Richie never divorced his first wife to marry the mother of his three girls, his partner...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/12/2010
The Other Family by Joanna Trollope
The Other Family
Joanna Trollope
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 25 March 2010. A well constructed story and a fascinating host of characters make for another absorbing novel from one of the masters of family drama. When Richie Rossiter...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/02/2010
Second Honeymoon by Joanna Trollope
Second Honeymoon
Joanna Trollope
Yet another irrestible new novel from one of the UK's bestselling authors. Meet the Boyd family and the empty nest, twenty-first-century style. The youngest of the family is, at last, leaving home. Needless to say family life is never straight...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2007
The Book Boy by Joanna Trollope
The Book Boy
Joanna Trollope
If you haven't yet discovered the brilliant Joanna Trollope then this is the perfect book to start with. On the surface Alice seems to have it all, healthy children, a husband a lovely house and a job. It appears she...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2006
Second Honeymoon by Joanna Trollope
Second Honeymoon
Joanna Trollope
Yet another irrestible new novel from one of the UK's bestselling authors. Meet the Boyd family and the empty nest, twenty-first-century style. The youngest of the family is, at last, leaving home. Needless to say family life is never straight...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/02/2006
Brother and Sister by Joanna Trollope
Brother and Sister
Joanna Trollope
A hugely popular author that has her finger right on the pulse of family relationships. In this novel she tackles adoption.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2005
A Village Affair by Joanna Trollope
A Village Affair
Joanna Trollope
To all intents and purposes this was Joanna’s first novel and it was the start of a genre labelled ‘aga saga’ – upper-middleclass country families getting into all sorts of messes. Joanna is queen of this type of novel and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/1990

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