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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel - Deborah Moggach
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
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When Ravi Kapoor, an over-worked London doctor, is driven beyond endurance by his obnoxious father-in-law, he asks his wife: 'Can't we just send him away somewhere? Somewhere far, far away.' His prayer seems to have been answered when his entrepreneurial cousin, Sonny, sets up a retirement home,... show more
When Ravi Kapoor, an over-worked London doctor, is driven beyond endurance by his obnoxious father-in-law, he asks his wife: 'Can't we just send him away somewhere? Somewhere far, far away.' His prayer seems to have been answered when his entrepreneurial cousin, Sonny, sets up a retirement home, recreating a lost corner of England in a converted guesthouse in Bangalore. Tr
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Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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Burfobookalicious
Burfobookalicious rated it
3.0 Modern charades....is it a book? Is it a film?
I generally get a sense of foreboding when I read on a book's cover, "NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE", even more so when I have seen said movie. "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" is a good example, in that it is a glorious 'feel good' film, with a host of wonderful actors, setting the bar high for the pr...
Freda's Voice
Freda's Voice rated it
4.5 The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel by Deborah Moggach
Better than the movie! At times I felt it was so different too. I love how it was interpreted, but I do love the flow of the story more when reading it. I actually had to forget what I had seen. The characters they chose for the film seemed quite different than the book. While some I could connect t...
Momster Bookworm
Momster Bookworm rated it
2.0 The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
This book was originally published with the title, 'These Foolish Things', which after having read the book, I think that would have been a more apropos title, albeit, not quite as exotic.The plot had promise, the gist being of a retirement home ('hotel') being set up in Bangalore, India for old fol...
Adriana Reads
Adriana Reads rated it
3.0 The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
It was okay. For me however, this is definitely the exception to the rule that the book is always better. I absolutely loved the movie.
Seeford's Spot
Seeford's Spot rated it
0.0
Loved it!
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