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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel by Deborah Moggach
  

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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, 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.

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Synopsis

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel by Deborah Moggach

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.


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Reviews

'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

About the Author

Deborah Moggach

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.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st August 2013

Author

Deborah Moggach

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Author's Website

www.deborahmoggach.com/

Publisher

Vintage an imprint of Vintage Publishing

Format

Paperback
304 pages

Categories

Family Drama
Literary Fiction
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780099579038

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