Jilly Cooper
Jilly Cooper is an English author of romance novels and non-fiction books. Many of her novels are part of the Rutshire Chronicles series. Jilly began working as a journalist in 1957, which she largely based on her own personal experiences – about marriage, sex and housework. She would later start writing fiction based on the same experiences, also drawing upon her love of animals such as dogs and horses.

Jilly Cooper became a published author in 1969 with the non-fiction book How to Stay Married: User’s Guide to Wedlock. She began her career in fiction in 1975 with the novel Emily. Below is a list of Jilly Cooper’s books in order of when they were first released:

Publication Order of Rutshire Chronicles Books


Riders(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rivals(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Polo(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Man Who Made Husbands Jealous(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Appassionata(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Score!(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pandora(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wicked!(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jump!(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Emily(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bella(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Harriet(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Octavia(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Prudence(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Imogen(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Araminta's Wedding: or A Fortune Secured: A Country House Extravaganza(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections


Lisa and Co(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies


Violets and Vinegar: An Anthology of Women's Writings and Sayings(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Picture Books


Little Mabel(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Little Mabel's Great Escape(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Little Mabel Wins(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Little Mabel Saves the Day(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


How to Stay Married: User's Guide to Wedlock(1969) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
How to Survive from Nine to Five(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jolly Super: Collected Pieces(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Men and Super Men(1972) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jolly Super Too(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Women and Superwomen(1974) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jolly Superlative(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Supermen and Superwomen(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Work and Wedlock(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Superjilly(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Class(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The British in Love(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Supercooper(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Intelligent and Loyal(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Love and Other Heartaches(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jolly Marsupial: Down Under and Other Scenes(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Animals in War(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Beyond Bartlett: Quotations By and About Women(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Common Years(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
On Rugby(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
On Cricket(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hotfoot to Zabriskie Point(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Horse Mania!(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
How to Survive Christmas(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Turn Right at the Spotted Dog and Other Diversions(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Angels Rush In: The Best of Jilly Cooper's Satire and Humour(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mongrel Magic(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: Rivals was also published under the title of Players. On Rugby and On Cricket were co-authored by Leo Cooper.

If You Like Jilly Cooper Books, You’ll Love…

Jilly Cooper Synopsis: In Harriet by Jilly Cooper, Harriet Poole is shy, dreamy and hopelessly romantic. But she is destroyed when her brief affair with Oxford playboy Simon Villiers comes to a halt. She is now destitute, alone and pregnant. Harriet then becomes a nanny to an eccentric scriptwriter’s children and a whole host of visitors begin to arrive to interrupt her routine – including of all people, Simon.


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