Deborah Moggach

Novelist and writer for film and/or television
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Deborah Moggach is the author of seventeen successful novels including the bestselling Tulip Fever, the film adaptation of which will star Alicia Vikander, Christoph Waltz and Judi Dench, with a screenplay by Tom Stoppard. Her latest novel Something to Hide was published by Chatto & Windus in July 2015. Deborah's screenplay for the film of Pride and Prejudice was nominated for a BAFTA, and her TV screenplays include the acclaimed Love in a Cold Climate and award-winning adaptations of her own novels Close Relations and Final Demand. Deborah won a Writers Guild Award for her adaptation of Anne Fine’s Goggle-eyes. In 2012, her novel These Foolish Things was adapted for the screen under the title The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and starred Judi Dench, Dev Patel, Bill Nighy and Maggie Smith. Deborah has been Chairman of the Society of Authors and worked for PEN's Executive Committee, as well as being a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. She lives in Wales.

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Moving, sincere, funny, terrifying in places, it is a truthful view of old age and what it brings

The Independent
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A skillful and genuinely moving page-turner with plenty of surprises.

Sunday Express
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