Aye Write! is very pleased to welcome back the highly acclaimed " "number one bestselling author Joanna Trollope with her twentieth " "novel City of Friends. " "The day Stacey Grant loses her job feels like the last day of her " "life. As Stacey starts to reconcile her old life with the new - one without " "professional achievements or meetings, but instead, long days at " "home with her dog and ailing mother, waiting for her successful " "husband to come home - she at least has the girls to fall back on; " "Beth, Melissa and Gaby. The girls, now women, had been best friends " "for years but when Staceys redundancy forces a betrayal to emerge " "that was supposed to remain secret, their long cherished friendships " "will be pushed to their limits. Chaired by Sara Davies.
11/03/2017 4:45 PM
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Joanna Trollope is the author of many highly acclaimed and bestselling novels, including The Rector's Wife, Marrying the Mistress, Daughters in Law and City of Friends. She was appointed OBE in 1996, and a trustee of the National Literacy Trust in in 2012. She has chaired the Whitbread and Orange Awards, as well as being a judge of many other literature prizes; she has been part of two DCMS panels on public libraries and is patron of numerous charities, including Meningitis Now, and Chawton House Library. In 2014, she updated Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility as the opening novel in the Austen Project.