Riders [Jilly Cooper] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This steamy book blows the lid off international show jumping, a sport where the. 3 Jun Spot the difference the original cover for Jilly Cooper’s Riders (left) and Published 30 years ago, the novel was Cooper’s first “bonkbuster”. Arabella Holzbog (aka Arabella Tjye) as Helen Campbell Black in Riders Arabella Holzbog, Riders Riders () Arabella Jilly Cooper’s Riders See more».

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Page 1 1 Start over Page 1 1. Pages to import images to Wikidata All stub articles. Thank you Jilly for the laugh out loud moments, the tears and the horses.

Then there’s Jake Lovell, the boy who comes from nothing but has such a gift for horse handling that he may be able to make a name for himself.

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First the story is at the beginning absolutely confusing. After catching a glimpse of a particularly aroused stallion, one character giggles, “Aren’t horses rude? May 22, Sarah rated it it was amazing Shelves: Lilia Anderson meets an infuriating man from her past, Josh Wilder and the race towards the life of her dreams begins. Even though some of it is positively outrageous and now a bit dated. Certainly Jilly Cooper’s writing is not to all tastes – her books are often considered lowbrow trash, ridera suitable for holiday reading.


Here are some very familiar characters to anyone who’s ever read horse lit.

In that jilky, 50 shades, which I haven’t read, must be the most unutterable shite on planet earth. It can be hard to get into a series when there’s always new characters. Any lingering traces of romantic propriety were abandoned in a vast, sprawling tale of passion, adultery, more adultery, even more adultery, and show-jumping.

I’m pretty sure the blurb on the cover of my copy read “Sex and horses–it just doesn’t get any better” or something like that, and I suppose that’s really the best review.

I read this book for book club and was ready to enjoy it, as some members were enthusiastic about it.

How does the original ‘bonkbuster’ hold up? Jilly Cooper rides again

Incredible moment curious gorillas suss out GoPro A zoo in the Netherlands has called the moment a group of curious gorillas The writing is breezy, earthy and robust, with some swearing and obviously lots of raciness — I remember it being considered very naughty when it was first published; of course many novels go far further these days.

Their relationship is a loving one — well, at first! There isn’t enough romance with rider MCs, please someone write it. And they make you want to be able to write something that is as entertaining and engaging.


I read this in my teens in jllly 80s and loved it. I found myself bored half way through but wanting to see it through and then annoyed that it was so long. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Billy Lloyd-Foxe is Rupert’s best friend and partner in crime, a simple man of simple pleasures.

Ah, that tiresomely familiar figure: Sadly, I wasn’t particularly thrilled with the book. Jul 31, Jennifer rated it it was amazing. I read Riders for the first time in the summer of because I wanted to be a jully, and I wanted to read as many different types of blockbuster vooper as possible.

I purchased the book, bravely but in shame, unable to meet the eyes of the sales clerk behind the register. Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page. Nov 13, Carole Beers rated it it was amazing. Lots of cavorting around the English countryside.

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