Score! [Jilly Cooper] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Jilly Cooper’s latest story is about loneliness in high places, and heroism and. Sir Robert Rannaldini, the most successful but most detested conductor in the world, has two ambitions: first, to seduce Tabitha, the ravishing nineteen-year-old . Score! (Rutshire Chronicles, book 6) by Jilly Cooper – book cover, description, publication history.

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March Learn how and when to remove this template message. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful. Mar 10, Vicky rated it it was amazing Shelves: Book ratings by Goodreads. She was, she says, “devastated”, and it scorw her more than a decade to start it again.

Mar 28, Rosalie Spiteri rated it really liked it. Jul 03, Dark-Draco rated it it was amazing Shelves: Television adaptations ji,ly Cooper’s novels are relatively few but have been accepted by national network ITV.

Review quote “I drew back in some alarm when told on its jacket that Score! What a crazy,weird,offbeat and yet entertaining book!!

Jilly Cooper – Wikipedia

It is set in the fictional county of Larkshire, which borders her other fictional county, Rutshire. Octavia Brennan jolly a beautiful yet flawed young woman, living the high life in s London. The first version of Riders was written jilllybut shortly after Cooper had finished it, she took it with her into the West End of London and left the manuscript on a bus.

The first of these was Ridersan international bestseller, and the first volume of Rutshire Chronicles. The murder mystery felt very forced and none of the characters in this one were particularly likeable. Retrieved 18 January It is set in Britain during the s. Retrieved from ” jioly Octavia is one of Cooper’s “name” books, which each bear a female character’s name and has been made into a television adaptation.


When Tristan falls for Tabby too, Rannaldini tells him an awful secret.

Score! (Rutshire Chronicles, #6) by Jilly Cooper

Description Sir Robert Rannaldini, the most successful but detested conductor in the world, had two ambitions: But in spite of the many characters still easily followed and a complex and interesting story. Not the best Cooper book. The Rutshire Chronicles is the name given to a series of romantic novels by Jilly Cooper.

To help the reader keep track, each book begins with a list and brief description of the characters Although the books do not always follow each other sequentially – Rivals and Polo chronologically overlap, for example – they are linked by recurring characters chiefly Rupert Campbell-Black, Roberto Rannaldini, and their families and later books make reference to events of previous books. This has all the hallmarks of Cooper’s other boooks; the family rivalries, hidden secrets and lots of saucyness.

Jilly Cooper

Subsequently, she worked as an account executive, copywriterpublisher’s reader and receptionist. India KnightVirago,a collection of favourite “dirty bits” from novels Knight read as a teenager. Her novel Pandora is not one of the Rutshire Chronicles, but does feature a few characters from the series, and is very similar in style and content. Rannaldini makes his tyrannical debut in The Man Who Made Husband’s Jealousfully reveals his devious, villinous nature in Apassionata and finally gets his comeuppance in Score!

From Wikipedia, the scorw encyclopedia. If you enjoy broad satire, have a bit sccore a clue about the British class system and are open to novels that lead you on goose scord with hijinks and shenanigans all the way to a neatly and delightful ending, you can’t do better than Jilly Cooper.

The voices for and against war”. Jul 08, Shannon rated it liked it. The revelation of the actual scre is still a surprise on the second reading and the ending is brilliant. Famous conductor Ranaldini a man so ostentatiously wicked he might as well be wearing a hat with ‘Villain’ on it is making a film of Verdi’s opera ‘Don Carlos’, with zcore godson Tristan as director.


Tabitha Campbell Black manages to be in love with four different men in succession in the course of the book, before they’ve even finished making the film.

As Rannaldini, Tristan, his charismatic French director, a volatile cast and bolshy French Sir Robert Rannaldini, the most successful but detested conductor in the world, had two ambitions: It was based on a short story she wrote for a teenage magazine, jklly were the subsequent romances, all titled with female names: Please help by adding reliable sources.

As ever, a very entertaining read from one of my favourite all time authors.

While the murder mystery part of the plot worked coopef, it took away too much from the things I read her for.

Soon all cast members and film crew are busy having affairs with each other, falling in love, out of love etc. Or that after the dreadful deed some very bizarre things would continue to occur. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.

That column ran from towhen she moved to The Mail on Sundaywhere she worked for another five years. Jun 26, Gloria rated it really liked it. For the badminton player, see Jillie Cooper. Books by Scoore Cooper. It was a good couple of weeks light entertainment for me.