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by Moggach, Deborah

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TitleThese foolish things
Author / Responsible partyMoggach, Deborah
GenreDomestic fiction
TopicsDomestic fiction Old age homes -- India -- Bangladore -- Fiction. Older people -- Fiction. British -- India -- Fiction.
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVisAbility Ltd. [Association for the Blind of WA]


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? 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. Travel and set-up are inexpensive, staff willing and plentiful - and the British pensioners can enjoy the hot weather and take mango juice with their gin...

Additional Information

System control numberE12892
Original Print PublisherLondon : Chatto & Windus, 2004.
Narrator NameNina Wadia.
Participant or performer noteNina Wadia.
Narrators GenderFemale narrator