Deborah Moggach

Novelist and writer for film and television

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Biography

Deborah Moggach is the author of seventeen successful novels including the bestselling  Tulip Fever. 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. An award-winning screenwriter, she won a Writers' Guild Award for her adaptation of Anne Fine's Goggle-Eyes and her screenplay for the 2005 adaptation of Pride and Prejudice was nominated for a BAFTA. Her television screenwriting credits include the acclaimed adaptations of her own novels Close Relations and Final Demand, as well as Nancy Mitford's Love in a Cold Climate and The Diary of Anne Frank

Deborah has been Chairman of the Society of Authors and worked for PEN's Executive Committee. A fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, she was appointed an OBE in the 2018 New Year's Honours List for services to literature and drama. She lives in Wales with her husband, Mark.

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

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

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