Richard Hough

Standard Name: Hough, Richard


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Family and Intimate relationships Deborah Moggach
DM 's father, Richard Hough , was the author of (she says) a hundred and twenty books:
McConville, Brigid. “Born to write”. Mslexia, No. 32, pp. 9-12.
biography, naval history, and (like his wife) children's books. DM says that she and her sisters grew...
Literary responses Deborah Moggach
This was the only one of DM 's books that her father disliked—a reaction caused by his fear of its being biographically interpreted.
Miller, Lucasta. “The home front”. The Guardian, p. 11.
The Times Literary Supplement reviewer, Galen Swanson , expressed admiration for...
Publishing Deborah Moggach
Among other journals, DM has contributed to the Daily Telegraph (where the influence of her writer father got her her first English commission, writing book reviews),
McConville, Brigid. “Born to write”. Mslexia, No. 32, pp. 9-12.
Cosmopolitan, and the Times. For the...
Textual Features Queen Victoria
This collection of letters was selected and edited by Richard Hough .
British Library Catalogue.
Textual Production Deborah Moggach
She began writing this novel in Pakistan, and got half-way through before her return to England, where she completed it during her baby son's sleeping time.
Sanderson, Caroline. “Deborah Moggach interview”. Mslexia, No. 55, pp. 51-3.
She calls it a coming-of-age, autobiographical novel...


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Victoria, Queen, and Patricia Edwina Victoria Knatchbull, second Countess Mountbatten. Advice to a Grand-Daughter: Letters from Queen Victoria to Princess Victoria of Hesse. Editor Hough, Richard, Heinemann, 1975.