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These Foolish Things

These Foolish Things

Author(s): Deborah Moggach

Location(s): Bangalore

Genre(s): Fiction, Humour

Era(s): Modern



This is the same book as The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.

A very funny book about a retirement home in Bangalore, peopled by quirky British pensioners.

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.”..classic Moggach: funny, touching and so full of colours and visual details that you feel, after finishing it, as if you’ve already seen the movie.” –“Daily Telegraph”

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Enter the 2021TripFiction 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition!

A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

2,500 word maximum, 750 word minimum

Judges include Victoria Hislop and Rosanna Ley

First Prize of £1,000 / US$1,350

Prizes total £1,750 / US$2,362 

Winning entry published on TripFiction site and publicised on Social Media

Entries close 6th November 2021