Deborah Moggach

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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.

Average rating: 3.48 · 22,777 ratings · 3,015 reviews · 35 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

3.46 avg rating — 9,547 ratings — published 2004 — 35 editions
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Tulip Fever

3.51 avg rating — 7,773 ratings — published 1999 — 56 editions
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Heartbreak Hotel (Buffy, #2)

3.34 avg rating — 2,188 ratings — published 2013 — 32 editions
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Something to Hide

3.63 avg rating — 713 ratings — published 2015 — 20 editions
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Final Demand

3.58 avg rating — 402 ratings — published 2005 — 9 editions
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In the Dark

3.62 avg rating — 415 ratings — published 2007 — 12 editions
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The Ex-Wives

3.40 avg rating — 257 ratings — published 1993 — 16 editions
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Close Relations

3.59 avg rating — 192 ratings — published 1997 — 11 editions
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3.65 avg rating — 153 ratings — published 1996 — 9 editions
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Twin Beds: Christmas at Hea...

3.37 avg rating — 176 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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“You have bewitched me body and soul, and I love, I love, I love you. And wish from this day forth never to be parted from you.”
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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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