Joanna Trollope





Joanna Trollope

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in Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire, England, The United Kingdom
December 09, 1943

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Joanna Trollope Potter Curteis (aka Caroline Harvey)

Joanna Trollope was born on 9 December 1943 in her grandfather's rectory in Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire, England, daughter of Rosemary Hodson and Arthur George Cecil Trollope. She is the eldest of three siblings. She is a fifth-generation niece of the Victorian novelist Anthony Trollope and is a cousin of the writer and broadcaster James Trollope. She was educated at Reigate County School for Girls followed by St Hugh's College, Oxford. On 14 May 1966, she married the banker David Roger William Potter, they had two daughters, Antonia and Louise, and on 1983 they divorced. In 1985, she remarried to the television dramatist Ian Curteis, and became the stepmother of two stepsons; they div
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“We’re so useful, we practical people. We hold it altogether. But we’re seen as killjoys, somehow. Most unfair.”
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“Oddly my name has been no professional help at all! It seems to have made no difference... I admire him hugely, both for his benevolence and his enormous psychological perception.”
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“William got up and went over to the window. Outside, the autumn fields lay pleasingly striped with stubble and speckled with partridges.”
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