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The style & technique of JILLY COOPER

Tony Rossiter examines the glamorous world and racy prose of the Rutshire Chronicles

Journalist and author of more than two dozen non-fiction books, she is best known for her long romantic novels – notably the Rutshire Chronicles which began with Riders (1985). She had completed the first version of this in 1970, but left the manuscript on a London bus; it took her more than a decade to start it again.

How she began

Jilly Sallitt began her journalistic career as a junior reporter on The Middlesex Independent, where she worked from 1957 to 1959. From there she moved into public relations, followed by a series of what she has described as ‘endlessly awful jobs’ from which she was constantly getting the sack because her typing was not up to scratch. In London she met Leo Cooper (they’d known each other as children in Yorkshire), now a publisher, and they married in 1961.

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