"She writes beautifully, as always, and the phrase-making is as good as the characterisation...brilliant" (Sunday Telegraph
"A delightful novel" (Scotsman
"These Foolish Things, a kind of less savage version of Kingsley Amis's unbearably funny novel Ending Up
. Moggach's prose is markedly more graceful than Agatha Christie's, her moral world is not dissimilar" (The Times
"It is characterisation at which Moggach excels. Her gift is to perceive and describe our confusions about life-and to write with feeling about the continual quest for love and happiness that is part of the human condition" (Sunday Times
"Moggach has served us a treat with this novel. Moving, sincere, funny, terrifying in places, it is a truthful view of old age and what it brings" (Independent on Sunday
Now a major motion picture - The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
- starring Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, Dev Patel, Tom Wilkinson, Judi Dench, Penelope Wilton and Celia Imrie.