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Brother and Sister by Joanna Trollope
  

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A hugely popular author that has her finger right on the pulse of family relationships. In this novel she tackles adoption.

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Brother and Sister by Joanna Trollope

Nathalie and David have been good and dutiful children to their parents. Now that they are both settled, with partners and children of their own, they are still close. Good friends. Brother and sister. Except that they aren't - brother and sister, that is. Each of them had been adopted when their loving parents, Lynne and Ralph, found that they couldn't have children. And Nathalie and David have always sworn to each other, and to their families, that it didn't matter. But it did matter, of course, and when Nathalie discovers a deep need to trace her birth parents, she insists that David makes the same journey. She also discovers that sometimes the answers are harder than the questions....


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Pacy, absorbing and compassionate * Daily Mail * Brilliantly perceptive * Daily Telegraph * An important novel * Evening Standard * Her prodigious flair for illuminating emotional situations guarantees the appeal of Trollope's work... immediate and engrossing * The Good Book Guide * Deliciously readable * The Times *


About the Author

Joanna Trollope

Joanna Trollope was our Guest Editor in February 2012 - click here - to see the books that inspired her writing.

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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Publication date

1st February 2005

Author

Joanna Trollope

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Publisher

Black Swan

Format

Paperback
368 pages

Categories

Family Drama
Relationship Stories
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780552771733

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