Can a mother ever hand over her son to another woman?
Joanna Trollope is the author of many highly acclaimed bestselling novels. She has also written a study of women in the British Empire, Britannia's Daughters, as well as a number of historical novels. Born in Gloucesterhire, she now lives in London. She was appointed OBE in the 1996 Queen's Birthday Honours List. Visit her website at www.joannatrollope.com
"We love Trollope's novels and await each new one with excitement."
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"Supremely sure of her material and purpose, compassionate but never sentimental." * The Sunday Times *
"Wonderfully observed and readable." * THE TIMES *
"Infallibly elegant...All this lies beneath the sparkling, well groomed surface of a novel which could quite easily be read as a light diversion for an idle afternoon. But look more closely and something as grim as Greek tragedy is played out around the cosy family dinner table." -- Jane Shilling * Telegraph *
"The legendary Ms Trollope triumphs yet again, with her latest slick of classy chick-lit." * HEAT *