Joanna Trollope


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

Website

Genre


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
...more

Average rating: 3.57 · 84,952 ratings · 6,560 reviews · 88 distinct worksSimilar authors
Sense & Sensibility (The Au...

3.50 avg rating — 14,316 ratings — published 2013 — 31 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Rector's Wife

3.73 avg rating — 3,197 ratings — published 1991 — 24 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Daughters-in-Law

3.57 avg rating — 3,773 ratings — published 2011 — 32 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Other Family

3.31 avg rating — 3,038 ratings — published 2010 — 36 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Marrying the Mistress

3.61 avg rating — 3,121 ratings — published 2000 — 43 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Mum & Dad

3.70 avg rating — 2,326 ratings — published 2020 — 6 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Other People's Children

3.70 avg rating — 2,129 ratings — published 1998 — 36 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
City of Friends

3.30 avg rating — 3,539 ratings10 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Choir

3.79 avg rating — 2,105 ratings — published 1988 — 20 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
A Village Affair

3.68 avg rating — 1,937 ratings — published 1989 — 18 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Joanna Trollope…

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events.

“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.”
Joanna Trollope

“William got up and went over to the window. Outside, the autumn fields lay pleasingly striped with stubble and speckled with partridges.”
Joanna Trollope

“She trusted her instincts; she trusted those dear to her; she trusted her emotions and her passions. She drank deep, you could see that; she squeezed every drop of living out of all the elements that mattered to her. It made her careless sometimes, of course it did, but it was a wonderfully rich and rapt way to be.”
Joanna Trollope, Sense and Sensibility

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Romance Readers R...: colleen's Reading List 37 444 Jul 23, 2009 07:54PM  
The Seasonal Read...: By Blood or Marriage (25.2) 41 373 Aug 25, 2009 12:23AM  
Romance Readers R...: Read the Month Challenge: February 175 308 Mar 05, 2010 12:30AM  
Romance Readers R...: 2010 February Monthly Challenge: Participants' Lists Thread 396 444 Mar 10, 2010 10:46PM  


Is this you? Let us know. If not, help out and invite Joanna to Goodreads.