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Deborah Moggach

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Deborah Moggach is a British writer, born Deborah Hough on 28 June 1948. She has written fifteen novels to date, including The Ex-Wives, Tulip Fever, and, most recently, These Foolish Things. She has adapted many of her novels as TV dramas and has also written several film scripts, including the BAFTA-nominated screenplay for Pride & Prejudice. She has also written two collections of short stories and a stage play. In February 2005, Moggach was awarded an honorary Doctor of Letters degree by her Alma Mater, the University of Bristol . She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, a former Chair of the Society of Authors, and is on the executive committee of PEN.


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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
3.4 of 5 stars 3.40 avg rating — 5,863 ratings — published 2004 — 29 editions
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Tulip Fever
3.54 of 5 stars 3.54 avg rating — 2,163 ratings — published 1999 — 37 editions
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Heartbreak Hotel
3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 869 ratings — published 2013 — 18 editions
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Final Demand
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 145 ratings — published 2005 — 6 editions
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In the Dark
3.54 of 5 stars 3.54 avg rating — 152 ratings — published 2007 — 7 editions
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The Ex-Wives
3.32 of 5 stars 3.32 avg rating — 133 ratings — published 1993 — 13 editions
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Close Relations
3.48 of 5 stars 3.48 avg rating — 94 ratings — published 1997 — 7 editions
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Seesaw
3.49 of 5 stars 3.49 avg rating — 79 ratings — published 1996 — 9 editions
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Stand-in
3.48 of 5 stars 3.48 avg rating — 60 ratings — published 1991 — 7 editions
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You Must Be Sisters
3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 52 ratings — published 1979 — 7 editions
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“Everything will be alright in the end so if it is not alright it is not the end.”
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“The only real failure is the failure to try, and the measure of success is how we cope with disappointment.”
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