Joanna Trollope is the author of many highly acclaimed and bestselling novels, including The Rector's Wife, Marrying the Mistress and Daughters in Law. She was appointed OBE in 1996, a trustee of the National Literacy Trust in 2012, and a trustee of the Royal Literary Fund in 2016. She has chaired the Whitbread and Orange Awards, as well as being a judge of many other literature prizes including chairing the BBC National Short Story Awards for 2017. Mum and Dad is her twenty-second novel.
Nobody writes about family tensions better than Joanna Trollope * Good Housekeeping * Trollope writes about family relationships with intelligence and clear-eyed sympathy * The Times * Joanna Trollope's novels address the issues and emotional journeys that face women today * Sunday Express * 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 * 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 *