Village Affair download epub
by Joanna Trollope
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Alice Jordan looks forward to moving into The Grey House, an 18th-century residence in a village full of friendly eccentrics.
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. But the change of scenery leads to even greater changes.
A Village Affair book. First Joanna Trollope book I've read, and her overuse of subordinate clauses was wearisome. Reasonable plot, although I found it jumped around too much at the beginning without truly explaining anything. Okay characterization.
Where are you ringing from?’. I thought you were at Pitcombe-’ ‘I was. I left on Saturday. You can have too much village life. Anthony,’ Cecily said. What have you done?’. What have you done?’ en why are you going to Majorca?’. Because I’m a natural sponger, as you know, and I’m being given a fortnight’s shelter in return for repainting a loggia. Luxury shelter, mind yo. I don’t doubt it. How was everyone at Pitcombe?’. Fine,’ Anthony said heartily. There was a pause, and then Cecily said, ‘Well, off you go. And mind you do paint the loggia.
Over the books at one end was pinned a huge map of the estate
Over the books at one end was pinned a huge map of the estate. By the windows a vast partner's desk was heaped with papers, and parallel to the fireplace an amiable elderly red leather sofa faced a handsome portrait of the Unwin who had made the room and furnished its corners with a marble goddess, a Roman senator and a bronze, after Flaxman, of St Michael slaying Satan.
Joanna Trollope CBE (/ˈtrɒləp/; born 9 December 1943) is an English writer. She has also written under the pseudonym of Caroline Harvey. Her novel Parson Harding's Daughter won in 1980 the Romantic Novel of the Year Award by the Romantic Novelists' Association. Trollope was born on 9 December 1943 in her grandfather's rectory in Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire, England, daughter of Rosemary Hodson and Arthur George Cecil Trollope.
A Village Affair, by highly acclaimed author Joanna Trollope, is a stylish, warm story of a marriage, a family, and a village affair. The Grey House is the final piece in the jigsaw of Alice Jordan's perfect life. It seems to be the ultimate achievement of her outwardly happy marriage - a loyal, if dull husband, three children, two cars and now the house.
Alice Jordan looks forward to moving into The Grey House, an 18th-century residence in a village full of friendly eccentrics
Alice Jordan looks forward to moving into The Grey House, an 18th-century residence in a village full of friendly eccentrics. But the change of scenery leads to even greater changes, as she forms a sudden, fierce friendship with an independent young woman named Clodagh-a friendship that will take her husband, the villagers, and Alice herself by complete surprise.
About Joanna Trollope. Joanna Trollope has been writing for more than 30 years. Her enormously successful contemporary works of fiction, several of which have been televised, include Other People’s Children, Marrying the Mistress, Girl from the South, Brother & Sister, Second Honeymoon, and Friday Nights. She was awarded the OBE i. ore about Joanna Trollope. People Who Read A Village Affair Also Read. Inspired by Your Browsing History.