Two Families. One Proposal. A decision that could pull them apart.
Joanna Trollope is the author of twenty highly acclaimed and bestselling novels, including The Rector's Wife, Marrying the Mistress and Daughters in Law. She was appointed OBE in 1996, and a trustee of the National Literacy Trust in 2012. She has chaired the Whitbread and Orange Awards, as well as being a judge of many other literature prizes; she has been part of two DCMS panels on public libraries and is patron of numerous charities, including Meningitis Now, and Chawton House Library. In 2014, she updated Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility as the opening novel in the Austen Project. An Unsuitable Match is her twenty-first novel.
Trollope is an extremely assured writer, with a brilliant eye for
detail and a finely tuned emotional intelligence ... she writes
absorbing, wise stories that dramatise the dilemmas we face *
Sunday Times *
With her compassion for her characters, Trollope cuts to the quick of family life, and the difference between men and women -- Fanny Blake * Woman & Home *
Joanna Trollope's novels address the issues and emotional journeys that face women today * Sunday Express *
Trollope writes about family relationships with intelligence and clear-eyed sympathy * The Times *
The unmatchable Joanna Trollope at her best * Choice *
The plot, knitting all the couple's children together in a web
of mutual interest, is clever and has some
unexpected outcomes. The scenes also abound with delicious contemporary tropes. An absorbing, slickly executed treat.