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Second Honeymoon by Joanna Trollope
  

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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 forward and the twists and turns make for a truly compelling read.

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Synopsis

Second Honeymoon by Joanna Trollope

Ben is, at last, leaving home. At twenty-two, he's the youngest of the family. His mother, Edie, an actress, is distraught. His father, Russell, a theatrical agent, is rather hoping to get his wife back. His brother, Matthew, is struggling in a relationship in which he achieves and earns less than his girlfriend. And his sister, Rosa, is wrestling with debt and the end of a turbulent love affair. Meet the Boyd family and the empty nest, twenty-first-century style.


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The author's witty manipulation of her characters recalls the other Trollope, although there is nothing Victorian about her style... perfectly pitched dialogue * The Times * One of the finest chroniclers of the way we live now * Independent on Sunday * Trollope has perfectly caught the angst of the empty nest... the ebb and flow of relationships is brilliantly handled * The Observer * The queen of the domestic dilemma... observant and empathetic * The Sunday Times * Trollope has always written well and convincingly about property. It's her refusal to divorce her characters
inner lives from the accumulated stuff of their outer ones that makes the best of it so compelling

* The Daily Telegraph *


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 January 2007

Author

Joanna Trollope

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Author's Website

www.joannatrollope.com/

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Publisher

Black Swan an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd

Format

Paperback
384 pages

Categories

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

ISBN

9780552773119

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