Deborah Moggach ~ Best-selling Author of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and Heartbreak Hotel
A warm, witty and wise novel about the unexpected twists that later life can bring, from the hugely popular author of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and Tulip Fever.
Latest Book
Something to Hide by Deborah Moggach

No matter where you are in the world, you'll have something to hide...

My new novel “Something To Hide” has just been published and I’ve been loitering in the newsagents, furtively leafing through the papers to see if there are any reviews. The Times liked it “as long as you don’t mind old ladies shagging”.  If you want to know what it’s about, apart from that, look at my previous posting for a description.

It’s always a weird time, when a book is launched into the world, but I should have got used to it by now. The nicest part so far has been being Rob Cowan’s guest on Radio 3’s Essential Classics show, all through one week. It was blissful, sitting in a studio nattering about myself and then hearing my favourite pieces of music.  Most of them, I realized, were painfully sad …

Deborah Moggach
Deborah Moggach
Both my parents were writers – my father wrote naval history, biographies and children’s books; my mother wrote and illustrated children’s books. I had three sisters, and we grew up to the sound of typewriters tapping in the veranda, where our parents sat side by side, working. I wasn’t a particularly writerly child, however. I preferred playing with cars and animals. I didn’t like girly things and my hero was William Brown.