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Arana, Marie. “Joanna Trollope: Anything but Ordinary.” Washington Post Book World 31, no. 39 (30 September 2001): 8.
Arana provides a brief overview of Trollope's life and career.
Lego, Suzanne. Review of Next of Kin, by Joanna Trollope. Perspectives in Psychiatric Care 34, no. 2 (April-June 1998): 36.
Lego commends Next of Kin for its treatment of the inevitable changes that loss and grief engender in one's life.
Levy, Lisa. “Love with a Cast of Thousands.” Washington Post, no. 357 (27 November 2000): C2.
Levy lauds A Second Legacy as an engrossing romance with a fast-moving plot.
Sullivan, Jack. Review of Mistaken Virtues, by Joanna Trollope. Washington Post Book World 10, no. 18 (4 May 1980): 6.
Sullivan characterizes Mistaken Virtues as a “thoroughly attractive novel” with strong characters, bracing dialogue, and biting humor.
Trollope, Joanna. “The Writing Life.” Washington Post Book World 31, no. 39 (30 September 2001): 8.
Trollope discusses her views on the importance of fiction to the human experience.
Warren, Virginia. “For Better for Worse.” British Medical Journal 304, no. 6825 (22 February 1992): 514.
Warren compares the challenges facing the protagonist of The Rector's Wife to the challenges facing the wives of physicians who are overly devoted to their work.
Yardley, Jonathan. Review of Other People's Children, by Joanna Trollope. Washington Post Book World 29, no. 12 (4 April 1999): 2.
Yardley asserts that Other People's Children is Trollope's most “complex and ambitious” novel to date.
Additional coverage of Trollope's life and career is contained in the following sources published by the Gale Group: Contemporary Authors, Vol. 101; Contemporary Authors New Revision Series, Vols. 58, 95; Contemporary Popular Writers; Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vol. 207; Literature Resource Center; and Twentieth-Century Romance and Historical Writers.
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