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Sue Cook invites book groups and individuals to join her in a discussion with Deborah Moggach on her social comedy The Carer: James is getting on a bit and needs full-time help… Mandy is such a godsend. Or is she?
‘Joyous’ Daily Mail
‘brilliant observations about ageing and a devilish plot twist’ The Times
‘an immediately relevant work, a fiction anchored in reality.’ Spectator
‘[Moggach’s] trademark humour and pathos, reshaping a societal dilemma into a family drama, by turns compelling and surprising.’ The Guardian
Deborah Moggach OBE FRSL, has written nineteen successful novels including the bestselling Tulip Fever and These Foolish Things which was adapted for the screen under the title The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and starred Judi Dench, Dev Patel, Bill Nighy and Maggie Smith. Deborah won a Writers’ Guild Award for her adaptation of Anne Fine’s Goggle-Eyes and her screenplay for the 2005 adaptation of Pride and Prejudice was nominated for a BAFTA. Her television screenwriting credits include the acclaimed adaptations of her own novels Close Relations and Final Demand, as well as Nancy Mitford’s Love in a Cold Climate and The Diary of Anne Frank.
Sue Cook is one of the UK’s most experienced broadcasters. Her BBC TV shows include Crimewatch UK, the Children in Need Appeal and Holiday; and to radio listeners she’s been a familiar voice since the 70s on many series and individual programmes, including You and Yours and, more recently, Making History for Radio 4. Sue is now a successful novelist, currently working on adapting her first novel, On Dangerous Ground for a film of the same title.
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