Recensie: a year in Provence


Auteur: Peter Mayle
Titel: A year in Provence
Genre: Reisverhaal, non-fictie, biografie
Taal: Engels
Jaar: 1989
ISBN: 9780140296037
Aantal pagina’s: 210
Gelezen: Juli 2021

Peter Mayle and his wife did what most of us only imagine doing when they made their long-cherished dream of a life abroad a reality: throwing caution to the wind, they bought a glorious two hundred year-old farmhouse in the Lubéron Valley and began a new life.

In a year that begins with a marathon lunch and continues with a host of gastronomic delights, they also survive the unexpected and often hilarious curiosities of rural life. From mastering the local accent and enduring invasion by bumbling builders, to discovering the finer points of boules and goat-racing, all the earthy pleasures of Provençal life are conjured up in this enchanting portrait.

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