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This is the book behind the box office hit romcom starring Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, Celia Imrie, Dev Patel, Penelope Wilton and Tom Wilkinson - for fans of Quartet and Song for Marion. Enticed by advertisements for a luxury retirement home in India, a group of strangers leave England to begin a new life. On arrival, however, they discover the palace is a shell of its former self, the staff are more than a little eccentric and the days of the Raj appear to be long gone. But, as they soon discover, life and love can begin again, even in the most unexpected circumstances. It was previously published with the title These Foolish Things.
Closing date: 15/05/2021
'Delightful and entertaining' Mail on Sunday
'Warm, wise, funny' Guardian
'Superb... Moggach has served us a treat with this novel. Moving, sincere, funny' Independent on Sunday
'A glorious romp that will inspire roars of recognition' Sunday Express
'Funny and deeply poignant' Daily Mail
Publication date: 01/08/2013
|Publication date:||1st August 2013|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Modern and Contemporary Fiction,|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
Deborah Moggach is the prize-winning author of numerous screenplays including STOLEN, GOGGLE-EYES, SEE-SAW and CLOSE RELATIONS, and FINAL DEMAND (starring Tamsin Outhwaite) will be shown on BBC 1 this Easter. Her many novels include the bestselling TULIP FEVER and PORKY. She is Chairman of the Society of Authors and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. She lives in North London.More About Deborah Moggach