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  • Published: 1 August 2013
  • ISBN: 9780099579038
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $19.99

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel




Also a box office smash hit starring Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, Dev Patel, Tom Wilkinson, Judi Dench, Penelope Wilton and Celia Imrie

The book that inspired the box office hit The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and this year’s The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel starring Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, Celia Imrie, Dev Patel and Penelope Wilton

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.

Previously published with the title These Foolish Things

  • Pub date: 1 August 2013
  • ISBN: 9780099579038
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $19.99

About the Author

Deborah Moggach

Deborah Moggach is the author of many successful novels including Tulip Fever and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, which was made into a top-grossing film starring Judi Dench, Bill Nighy and Maggie Smith. Her screenplays include the film of Pride and Prejudice, which was nominated for a BAFTA. She lives in Wales.

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Praise for The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

“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


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