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Joanna Trollope OBE is the author of seventeen highly acclaimed bestselling novels including A Village Affair, The Choir and The Rector's Wife. She has also written a study of women in the British Empire, Britannia's Daughters and several other novels.

Joanna was appointed OBE in the 1996 Queen's Birthday Honours List.

In 2012, Joanna was very proud to chair the Orange Prize for Fiction. Earlier this year, Joanna wrote a contemporary reworking of Jane Austen's Sense & Sensibility as part of The Austen Project.

Joanna's latest novel, Balancing Act, is out now in hardback and ebook.

Joanna Trollope


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    26th October 2014
    Joanna will be the keynote speaker at European Writers' Council 2014 Conference which will be held at the European Parliament in Brussels on ...
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    26th October 2014
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    9th October 2014
    Joanna appeared at the Cheltenham Literary Festival to join respected authors and musicians paid tribute to this year’s Big Read, Cider with ...
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  • The Rector's Wife
  • A Passionate Man
  • A Village Affair
  • The Choir
  • Balancing Act
  • The Soldier's Wife
  • Daughters-in-Law
  • The Other Family
  • Friday Nights
  • Second Honeymoon
  • Brother & Sister
  • Girl From The South
  • Marrying The Mistress
  • Other People's Children
  • Next Of Kin
  • The Best Of Friends
  • A Spanish Lover
  • The Men And The Girls


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Balancing Act
Balancing Act
Susie Moran is a success. She has founded and run her own highly profitable company, and now her three daughters are all involved in the business...

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Sense and Sensibility
Sense & Sensibility
Joanna Trollope’s much-anticipated contemporary reworking of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility will launch The Austen Project and be one of the most talked about books of 2013.
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