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The irrepressible Russell 'Buffy' Buffery has upped sticks from London and moved to a decrepit B&B in rural Wales. He needs to fill the beds, and what better way than with 'Courses for Divorces', his new money-making wheeze.
At Myrtle House, the twin beds have never been so busy... The irrepressible Russell 'Buffy' Buffery has upped sticks from London and moved to a decrepit B&B in rural Wales. He needs to fill the beds, and what better way than with...
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Enticed by advertisements for a newly restored palatial hotel and filled with visions of a life of leisure, and mango juice in their gin, a group of very different people leave England to begin a new life in India. On arrival they...
When retired actor Buffy decides to up sticks from London and move to rural Wales, he has no idea what he is letting himself in for. In possession of a run-down B&B that leans more towards the shabby than the chic and is miles...
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Enticed by advertisements for a luxury retirement home in India, a group of strangers leave England to begin a new life. On arrival, however, they discover the palace is a shell of its former self, and the days of the Raj appear...
Seventeenth-century Amsterdam - a city in the grip of tulip fever. Sophia's husband Cornelis is one of the lucky ones grown rich from this exotic new flower. To celebrate, he commissions a talented young artist to paint him with...
Take an ordinary, well-off family like the Prices. Watch what happens when one Sunday seventeen-year-old Hannah disappears without a trace. See how the family rallies when a ransom note demands half a million pounds for Hannah's...
Hot Water Man
Fresh from London, Christine and Donald Manley have come to the alien swelter of Karachi. Among the ex-pats already there is straight-talking Duke Hanson, whose all-American values cannot prevent him falling, then sinking,...
Nicknamed Porky at school, because of the pigs her family kept outside their home near Heathrow, the main character in this book is robbed of her childhood by knowing too late what it's like to be loved too little and loved too...
Jules is a little-known English actress with a precarious career and a wayward but irresistible boyfriend. But then she gets the break of a lifetime - a part as stand-in for Lila Dune, American film star and sex-symbol - and her...
Meet Russell Buffery, or Buffy to his friends. With three ex-wives to his name and only a dog for company, Buffy's bachelorhood is looking worryingly confirmed until he meets Celeste, a young girl who works in the local...
You Must be Sisters
In respectable middle-class Harrow, three sisters are growing up and going their very different ways. Based on the author's rebellious student days in Bristol, this is a tale of sex, drugs and curiously uneasy freedom.
In the Dark
Set with a War in background, this is a story containing several characters who are all in the dark, with their dreams, secrets and fantasies. Electric light, new to their world, may be a boon but it reveals both grime and...
Beautiful, bright and ambitious, Natalie is stuck in a dead end job, living her life through wild weekend, yearning for something more. When she sees a chance to change her life, she takes it. After all, its only a minor crime....
These Foolish Things
When Ravi Kapoor, an over-worked London doctor, is driven beyond endurance by his disgusting and difficult father-in-law, he asks his wife: 'Can't we just send him away somewhere?' His prayer seems to have been answered when his...
Driving in the Dark
Desmond never did have much luck with women - except getting them through their driving tests. Now a coach driver, he is at the most crucial crossroads of his life. Thrown out by his wife, he decides to take his bus on a journey...
Deborah Moggach examines sexual betrayal and human failings in 17th century Amsterdam as the characters move inexorably towards a grand deception and a tragic climax.