Jilly Cooper


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in Hornchurch, Essex, England, The United Kingdom
February 21, 1937

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Jilly Cooper, OBE (born February 21, 1937) is an English author. She started her career as a journalist and wrote numerous works of non-fiction before writing several romance novels, the first of which appeared in 1975. She is most famous for writing the six blockbuster novels the Rutshire Chronicles.

Average rating: 3.94 · 46,336 ratings · 2,243 reviews · 91 distinct worksSimilar authors
Riders (Rutshire Chronicles...

3.98 avg rating — 8,118 ratings — published 1985 — 31 editions
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Rivals (Rutshire Chronicles...

4.16 avg rating — 4,484 ratings — published 1988 — 16 editions
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Polo (Rutshire Chronicles #3)

4.17 avg rating — 3,859 ratings — published 1991 — 17 editions
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The Man Who Made Husbands J...

3.99 avg rating — 3,284 ratings — published 1993 — 10 editions
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Wicked! (Rutshire Chronicle...

3.70 avg rating — 2,481 ratings — published 2006 — 9 editions
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Mount!

3.91 avg rating — 2,891 ratings — published 2016 — 9 editions
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Appassionata (Rutshire Chro...

3.86 avg rating — 2,307 ratings — published 1996 — 9 editions
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Score! (Rutshire Chronicles...

3.89 avg rating — 2,300 ratings — published 1998 — 10 editions
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Jump! (Rutshire Chronicles,...

3.85 avg rating — 2,532 ratings — published 2010 — 9 editions
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Pandora (Rutshire Chronicle...

3.85 avg rating — 2,031 ratings — published 2002 — 10 editions
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“The male is a domestic animal which, if treated with firmness, can be trained to do most things.”
Jilly Cooper

“I'm bored stiff by ballet. i can't bear those muscular white legs like unbaked plaited loaves, and I get quite hysterical every time one of the women sticks out her leg at right angles, and the man suddenly grabs it and walks round in a circle as though he were opening a tin.”
Jilly Cooper, Jolly Super Too
tags: ballet

“In our vile English climate, rough winds shake not only the darling buds of May, but of June, July, August and September as well.”
Jilly Cooper, Jolly Super



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