Joanna Trollope

The Soldier's Wife

The Soldier's Wife by Joanna Trollope Doubleday

Some novels bang the drum. Some employ a full orchestra and a cast of thousands. Joanna Trollope's fiction is a kind of chamber music, more modest in scale, subtle and exact.

Sunday, 27 May, 2012, 12:00am

The Soldier's Wife

The Soldier's Wife by Joanna Trollope (read by Julia Franklin) Doubleday (audiobook)

19 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Second Honeymoon

Second Honeymoon

by Joanna Trollope

Bloomsbury, $261

London theatre marked the 175th anniversary of the birth of Henrik Ibsen in 2003 with The Lady From the Sea, Brand and The Master Builder. This year (May 23, to be precise), is the centenary of his death, and Joanna Trollope's tribute is the beguilingly clever Second Honeymoon.

12 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Hospital professor knighted

Surgeon Professor Harry Fang Sin-yang, the uncle of Chief Secretary Anson Chan Fang On-sang, has been awarded a knighthood in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

In the penultimate such honours for the territory, the medical superintendent of St Paul's Hospital in Causeway Bay was the only Hong Kong recipient of a knighthood.

15 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

Twin pique

A Spanish Lover by Joanna Trollope Black Swan $102 AS the fifth-generation niece of Anthony Trollope, Joanna Trollope thought her literary lineage would help when she tried to get her first novel published. It was published - then sank without trace.

20 Aug 1994 - 12:00am