The Other Family (Paperback)
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The Other Family (Paperback)

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Paperback 448 Pages
Published: 09/12/2010
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Fans ofElizabeth Noble, Erica James and Amanda Prowse will love this absorbing, emotionally charged and beautifully written novel from multi-million copy bestselling author Joanna Trollope. Our lives are not always as rock-solid as we think...

'Inventive, surprising and fascinating' - The Times
'A page-turner that feels like sinking into a warm, deep bath. With Trollope you are always in safe hands. Highly recommended' -- Sunday Express
'Trollope is shrewdly observant of human interaction' -- Daily Telegraph
'Fascinating' -- ***** Reader review
'Absolutely gripping' -- ***** Reader review
'I could hardly bear to put it down' -- ***** Reader review
'Another unputdownable book from Joanna Trollope' -- ***** Reader review

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SOME SECRETS ARE TOO BIG TO STAY HIDDEN...

Chrissie had always believed that her husband Richie was the one. With their three daughters, a lovely house and a fulfilling career, things couldn't be much better. And even if he hadn't given her the one thing she really wanted, she knew he loved her.

But suddenly Richie is no longer there and, without him, Chrissie's carefully constructed life comes tumbling down and the secrets start to come out.

As the practicalities of Richie's will must be sorted out, Chrissie must tell her daughters of their father's other family, a wife and son he had abandoned years before and sworn never to see again. And now, it is finally time for the two families to face each other...

Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 9780552775434
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 304 g
Dimensions: 198 x 127 x 27 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

Trollope is brilliant at swooping in on a modern dilemma and showing it from every angle... Inventive, surprising and fascinating - The Times

She writes as observantly as ever. There are always those brilliant brief glimpses of some detail which ring wonderfully true - The Spectator

Trollope is shrewdly observant of human interaction - Daily Telegraph

Trollope really knows and understands how people think and behave and she paints them realistically and with love... A page-turner that feels like sinking into a warm, deep bath. With Trollope you are always in safe hands. Highly recommended - Sunday Express

Joanna Trollope is the most emotionally intelligent of contemporary British novelists - Amanda Craig, Independent

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“interesting book”

I enjoyed this book, it tells of the emotional problems experienced by second families. I felt great sympathy for Amy .as she acts as the bridge between the two very different families. The ending left me wanting to... More

Hardback edition
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“another trollope triumph”

'A will is the last act of generosity or vengeance that we have left to us even after death,' so says Joanna Trollope in her latest novel The Other Family. In other words, where there's a will, there... More

Hardback edition
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“The Other Family”

From the back cover description, I was expecting some sentimental smaltz. I was not dispointed in this.

The title explains it all really: an interlude in the life of a jealous woman called Chrissie. Chrissie has just... More

Hardback edition
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