Driving In The Dark

Driving In The Dark

bestselling author of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Summary

A funny and moving novel about a man at the crossroads of his life, from the widely-celebrated, bestselling author of Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.

Desmond never did have much luck with women - except in getting them through their driving tests. Now a coach driver, he is at the most crucial crossroads of his life. His wife has thrown him out. The crisis serves only to deepen his despair over another failed liaison - until he elects to steer his coach on a spectacularly reckless quest for the son he has never seen.

'Acutely funny and sad' Daily Mail

Reviews

  • Poignant and funny... Deborah Moggach is brilliant at capturing just the right voice for her characters
    Cosmopolitan

About the author

Deborah Moggach

Deborah Moggach is the author of many successful novels including Tulip Fever and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, which was made into a top-grossing film starring Judi Dench, Bill Nighy and Maggie Smith. Her screenplays include the film of Pride and Prejudice, which was nominated for a BAFTA. She lives in Wales.
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