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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 paperback.

Joanna Trollope


  • Flipside Festival: 3rd October 2015 Snape Maltings Suffolk

    14th August 2015
    Joanna is delighted to be in conversation with Fernanda Torres on Saturday 3rd October at 11.30 in the morning. For more information Click ...
  • Wedmore Mini Literary Festival:

    9th June 2015
    Joanna will be in Somerset this July.  Come and see Joanna on 9th July 2015 at 2,00pm. Tickets on sale now. Click here.
  • Joanna in Brussels

    16th April 2015
    Joanna Trollope will be in Brussels on 7th May for the launch of her new novel A parts égales (Balancing Act)!   Book signing ...
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Have You Read...?

  • 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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Latest Title

Balancing Act
Balancing Act
Four strong women. All working in a family business. But what happens when they begin to want different things? And what about the men – and the children – in their lives?

Latest Title

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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