Deborah Moggach

b. 1948

Deborah Moggach was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1999.

Deborah Moggach has written 18 novels, including the bestselling Tulip Fever and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, both of which have been made into movies. She’s adapted many of her other books for TV and films. Her other adaptations include the BAFTA-nominated Pride and Prejudice, starring Keira Knightley, and “Goggle-Eyes”, which won the Writers Guild Award. She’s been Chair of the Society of Authors and on the Executive Committee of PEN.

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RSL/Booker Prize Foundation Autumn Masterclasses


Booking is now open for our autumn 2015 masterclasses. Howard Jacobson on how to write a comic novel, Deborah Moggach on adapting books into films and Simon Armitage on putting your ideas and feelings into words.

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Karin Altenberg, Jessie Burton, Michael Holroyd and Debborah Moggach at the Cosmo Davenport-Hines Memorial Meeting

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On the Beats: Iain Sinclair

Iain Sinclair on the Beats at the Hawthornden Lecture, introduced by Deborah Moggach

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Deborah Moggach: Adapting books into films

Deborah Moggach gave a class on adapting books into films at Llandrindod Wells Library, Wales. Recommended reading and viewing The Diary of Anne Frank Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen Short Cuts – the Raymond Carver short stories, and the DVD of the m …

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