Offers an account of an Englishman's life abroad. This book describes among other curiosities, a school for noses in Haute Provence, the mysterious death of an oversexed butcher, the quest for the finest bouillabaisse and an assortment of the characters who lie in wait in bars and on boules courts.
The third spellbinding volume in the series begun by A Year in Provence, ENCORE PROVENCE continues the account of an English couple's life abroad.
Among other curiosities, explore a school for noses in Haute Provence, the mysterious death of an oversexed butcher, the quest for the finest bouillabaisse and an assortment of the characters who lie in wait in bars and on boules courts. And, of course, the essential importance of lunch. BON APPETIT!
'One of the most successful travel books of all time... Mayle created anew travel genre' Guardian Delightful' Washington Post
'Engaging, funny and richlyappreciative' New York Times Book Review
"[Peter Mayle] is something of a wonder. . .chronicling the scene around him in irresistible prose, the joys of a bountiful climate, brilliant sun, and a splendid cuisine." --"Time" "Grab a Pastis and settle in for a scintillating rendezvous. Mayle's insights have never been more thoughtful." --"San Francisco Chronicle" "Delightful, amusing, and appealing." --"The New York Times Book Review" "Mayle's prose is, as ever, as pure and welcoming as a glass of the house wine at a Provencal cafe." --"The Philadelphia Inquirer"
About Peter Mayle
Peter Mayle's work has been translated into twenty two languages. His books include A Year in Provence, Toujours Provence,Anything Considered and Chasing Cezanne, available from Penguin. He died in 2018.
Encore Provence by Peter Mayle
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