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Merde Happens By Stephen Clarke

Merde Happens
by Stephen Clarke

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Paul West is in deep financial merde.Also in the car is Paul's French girlfriend, Alexa, and his American poet friend, Jake, whose main aim in life is to sleep with a woman from every country in the world. Preferably in the back of Paul's Mini.And as Paul knows better than anyone, when you mix love and war - merde happens ...
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Merde Happens by Stephen Clarke

Paul West is in deep financial merde. His only way out of debt is to accept a decidedly dodgy job that involves him touring America in a Mini, while pretending to be typically British. Also in the car is Paul's French girlfriend, Alexa, and his American poet friend, Jake, whose main aim in life is to sleep with a woman from every country in the world. Preferably in the back of Paul's Mini. But as the little car battles from New York to Miami, and then heads west, leg-room turns out to be the least of Paul's troubles. His work is being sabotaged, his tour plans are in tatters, and his love life becomes a Franco-American war zone. And as Paul knows better than anyone, when you mix love and war - merde happens ...

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Merde Happens Reviews


"Done more for the Entente Cordiale than any of our politicians" * Daily Mail *
"Must-have comedy-of-errors diary about being a Brit abroad" * Daily Mirror *
"Edgier than Bryson, hits harder than Mayle" * The Times *

About Stephen Clarke


Stephen Clarke lives in Paris, where he divides his time between writing and not writing. His Merde novels have been bestsellers all over the world, including France. His non-fiction books include Talk to the Snail, an insider's guide to understanding the French; How the French Won Waterloo (or Think They Did), an amused look at France's continuing obsession with Napoleon; Dirty Bertie: An English King Made in France, a biography of Edward VII; and 1000 Years of Annoying the French, which was a number one bestseller in Britain. Research for The French Revolution and What Went Wrong took him deep into French archives in search of the actual words, thoughts and deeds of the revolutionaries and royalists of 1789. He has now re-emerged to ask modern Parisians why they have forgotten some of the true democratic heroes of the period, and opted to idolize certain maniacs. Follow Stephen on @SClarkeWriter and www.stephenclarkewriter.com

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GOR001211739
Merde Happens by Stephen Clarke
Stephen Clarke
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Transworld Publishers Ltd
2008-03-24
384
0552773514
9780552773515
Short-listed for Melissa Nathan Award for Comedy Romance 2008
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