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The Matchmaker Of Perigord By Julia Stuart

The Matchmaker Of Perigord
by Julia Stuart

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Guillaume Ladoucette decides to set himself up as a matchmaker instead, for, despite its name, love is the one thing that Amour-sur-Belle lacks. But how can a matchmaker make love simmer - when he has not yet solved the problem of his own troubled heart?
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The Matchmaker Of Perigord Summary


The Matchmaker Of Perigord by Julia Stuart

A perpetual breeze blows through Amour-sur-Belle, a village so ugly that even the English refuse to live there. Guillaume Ladoucette, the barber, is forced to give up his business as the advancing age of his customers means many have gone bald. He decides to set himself up as a matchmaker instead, for, despite its name, love is the one thing that Amour-sur-Belle lacks. Some shun Denise Vigier because her grandmother was found guilty of horizontal collaboration during the war. The bar owner refuses to serve Madame Fournier, the mushroom poisoner. And Madame Ladoucette and Madame Moreau have been trading insults for so long they have become almost a form of greeting. 'Not everyone falls instantly head over heels,' the matchmaker counsels. 'Love is like a good cassoulet, it needs time and determination.' But how can a matchmaker make love simmer - when he has not yet solved the problem of his own troubled heart?

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About Julia Stuart


Julia Stuart lives in London and is a feature writer for the Independent and the Independent on Sunday. The Matchmaker of Perigord is her first novel.

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GOR001190863
The Matchmaker Of Perigord by Julia Stuart
Julia Stuart
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Transworld Publishers Ltd
2007-07-02
320
0385612028
9780385612029
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