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    DescriptionHow much land is there altogether?' I asked. 'About thirteen acres,' said the estate agent. 'Whatever would you do with that much land? It's an awful lot to upkeep.' I grinned. No problem! 'I'd keep llamas and fly balloons!' A dilapidated, rat-infested stone barn might not be many people's vision of a potential dream home. But for Richard and Al, the cavernous, oak-beamed building in a sleepy hamlet in the Limousin region of France is perfect. Tussles with French bureaucracy and fierce storms do little to dampen their resolve as they immerse themselves in this quiet corner of France. Told by a well-intentioned if often hapless do-it-yourselfer, Richard's hilarious and heartwarming tale of a new life in France resounds to the Gallic refrain, 'Bon courage!'


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    Title
    Bon Courage
    Subtitle
    A French Renovation in Rural Limousin
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Richard Wiles
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 352
    Width: 198 mm
    Height: 129 mm
    Thickness: 36 mm
    Weight: 363 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781849533645
    ISBN 10: 1849533644
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: TRV
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.5
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DDF
    BIC subject category V2: WTL
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    Libri: I-TT
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 23690
    B&T General Subject: 800
    B&T Merchandise Category: TVL
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 94
    Ingram Subject Code: TT
    Abridged Dewey: 910
    LC classification: G
    BISAC V2.8: TRV010000, HIS013000
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET050
    Ingram Theme: CULT/FRANCE
    BIC subject category V2: WKR
    BISAC V2.8: TRV009050, COM051010, BIO026000
    BIC subject category V2: 1DDF
    DC22: 944.66
    DC23: 944.66083092
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    ill
    Publisher
    Summersdale Publishers
    Imprint name
    Summersdale Publishers
    Publication date
    01 June 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Chichester
    Author Information
    Richard Wiles is the author of a number of books, including "A Dictionary of French Building Terms."
    Review quote
    'hilarious and heart-warming tale' French Property News