The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel: A Novel, Moggach, Deborah

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel: A Novel

Authors: Moggach, Deborah
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC016000, FIC019000, FIC021000
ISBN: 9780679645139, Related ISBNs: 0099461846, 0099572028, 0099579030, 0449010961, 044901097X
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 336
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Now a major motion picture starring Jude Dench, Bill Nighy, Dev Patel, Tom Wilkinson, and Maggie Smith.
 
When Ravi Kapoor, an overworked London doctor, reaches the breaking point with his difficult father-in-law, he asks his wife: “Can’t we just send him away somewhere? Somewhere far, far away.” His prayer is seemingly answered when Ravi’s entrepreneurial cousin sets up a retirement home in India, hoping to re-create in Bangalore an elegant lost corner of England. Several retirees are enticed by the promise of indulgent living at a bargain price, but upon arriving, they are dismayed to find that restoration of the once sophisiticated hotel has stalled, and that such amenities as water and electricity are . . . infrequent. But what their new life lacks in luxury, they come to find, it’s plentiful in adventure, stunning beauty, and unexpected love.

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