Her latest novel and adaptation, Something to Hide, was published in 2015. All overseas shipping is via Airmail. I enjoyed this modern family saga with three generations and what happens when the grandfather has a heart attack and then starts a new life. His three grown up daughters, Louise, Prudence and Maddy are all also struggling to sustain relationships and at the same time, Louise's two teenage children Imogen and Jamie are just embarking on their first attempts at love. The grandchildren's stories are also told at first hand, and after a great deal of soul-searching and reinvention, there is a happy outcome. The end was perhaps a bit cosy, but it was nice to have things resolved! I liked the range of characters and inter-relationships. The style and setting reminded me more of Joanna Trollope than previous books I've read by this author.
She has two adult children: Tom, a teacher, and Lottie, a journalist and novelist. All overseas shipping is via Airmail. No missing or damaged pages, no creases or tears, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins. She has also written two collections of short sto Deborah Moggach is a British writer, born Deborah Hough on 28 June 1948. The style is also rather choppy, with lots of changes of point of view. The wife is released like a loose cannon into the lives of her three daughters, and chaos ensues. The style and setting reminded me more of Joanna Trollope than previous books I've read by this author.
Pater familias Gordon suffers a heart attack and after recovery decides to leave his wife of forty years, Dorothy, for a nurse. They also have a maisonette in Kentish Town, north London. This and the presence of some salacious details that make this a not for the prudish boo A family full of people having problems in love: marriages falling apart, relationships going sour in unexpected ways and generally no-one having a good time of it. It made me think about what things are really important in life. Dorothy is released like a loose cannon into the lives of her three daughters and chaos ensues. It was sad that all the happiness in tthe book was fleeting, but at least one became bothered enough to care. For a book that is fairly contemporary I was struck by what a difference in a very short time mobile phones have made to our lives! This started off quite well.
I believe this was one of the authors earlier novels, and I can only say that she got much, much better with experience. The 3 daughters and their own relationships plus the way they interacted with their parents. Moggach is a patron of Dignity in Dying and campaigns for a change in the law on assisted suicide. I believe this was one of the authors earlier novels, and I can only say that she got much, much better with experience. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading.
Very Good: A book that has been read and does not look new, but is in excellent condition. The spine may show signs of wear. May have some damage to the cover but integrity still intact. Deborah Moggach is a British writer, born Deborah Hough on 28 June 1948. She currently lives in the Welsh border town of Presteigne with the husband she married in 2014, Mark Williams, a journalist, editor and magazine publisher. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. Moggach is unsentimental, unsparing and yet affectionate towards her characters, even the hopeless and the caddish are treated fairly.
. Biography Early life and career Moggach is one of four daughters of writers Charlotte Hough née Woodyadd and Richard Hough. The resolution is neat without being pat and you leave the story with the sense that somehow, somewhere they continue to muddle through. Some identifying marks on the inside cover, but this is minimal. Novelist Most of her novels are contemporary, tackling family life, divorce, children and the confusions and disappointments of relationships. This started off quite well. That's when the perfect lives of the various family members start to unravel in startling ways.
From African violets to lesbianism, it's all in here. This and the presence of some salacious details that make this a not for the prudish book, suggest it was written with filming in mind from the start. Bookseller: , Washington, United States -: Arrow Books Ltd, -. It was sad that all the happiness in tthe book was fleeting, but at least one became bothered enough to care. Whilst recovering in hospital he falls in love with April, a young black nurse, and leaves Dorothy, his wife of 45 years to set up home with her.
She has an ear for comedy but has also written a dark thriller set in America, The Stand-In; a bleak story of incest set near London Heathrow Airport, Porky; and a novel pitting Muslim versus English family values, Stolen. The ending scenario was totally unrealistic and smacked of the author just trying to tie up every single loose end in the most clunky way possible. Possible writing in margins, possible underlining and highlighting of text, but no missing pages or anything that would compromise the legibility or understanding of the text. In hospital recovering from a heart attack, Gordon falls in love with a young nurse, and decides to leave his wife to set up home with his new love. Bookseller: , South Yorkshire, United Kingdom Arrow Books.