Their parents made a choice years ago. Now they're counting on the children to step in. After so much time, can old wounds heal?
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.
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 *
Nobody writes about family tensions better than Joanna Trollope * Good Housekeeping *