Joanna Trollope

Joanna Trollope


Joanna Trollope, a member of the same family as Anthony Trollope and a #1 bestselling author in England, is the author of the novels Girl from the South, Next of Kin, Marrying the Mistress, Other People’s Children, The Best of Friends, and A Spanish Lover, as well as The Choir and The Rector’s Wife, which were both adapted for Masterpiece Theatre. Writing as Caroline Harvey, she is also the author of the historical novels The Brass Dolphin, Legacy of Love, and A Second Legacy.

Praise for Joanna Trollope:

“Trollope has a remarkable ability to penetrate her characters’ humanity, to find their vulnerable inner core, without reducing them to sentimental stereotypes.”—Jonathan Yardley, The Washington Post

“[Trollope’s characters] all get their due from an author who sees through them without ever patronizing them.”—Elle

“[An author who] makes her readers want to drop everything in order to keep on reading.”—Publishers Weekly


“Trollope is one of those rare writers who creates fully human characters living in recognizable worlds doing regular jobs and suffering all the bitter disappointments that flesh is heir to…a writer who seldom strikes a wrong note.”—Kirkus Reviews


“Her books are sparkly and beautifully written, with snappy dialogue and understated wit.”—Rocky Mountain News


“[Trollope] writes fluently, her plot flows, and the conversations are wonderfully real.”—The Christian Science Monitor


“A masterful storyteller.”—San Francisco Sunday Examiner & Chronicle


“Trollope is adept at creating believable characters—and at making her readers care about what happens to them.”—Richmond Times-Dispatch


“Her astute observations cast her as a modern-day Austen.”—Library Journal (starred review)


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