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    DescriptionThis is an exclusive unabridged audio edition of Peter Mayle's hugely popular book about the places, people and food of Provence. Peter Mayle's "Provence" books have been bestsellers ever since "A Year in Provence" was first published in 1989. His delightful stories about life in this beautiful locality enchanted millions of readers with their wit and wry observation. "Provence A-Z" is a treasure trove of fascinating facts and insights. In this anecdotal encyclopedia of more than 200 entries, from 'Accent' to 'Zola', Mayle writes about those aspects of Provence that he finds the most interesting, amusing or bizarre. He discusses subjects as diverse as architecture, expats, lavender and linguistic oddities - and, of course, food and drink: truffles, olives, bouillabaisse and the cheese that killed a Roman emperor. In an eclectic, immensely entertaining selection ranging from the museum of the corkscrew to a recipe for tapenade, Mayle provides an indispensable guide to the region he loves and has made his own. Read by award-winning actor and narrator Andrew Sachs, of "Fawlty Towers" fame, this CD box set brims with Mayle's trademark humour and affection, and is bound to appeal to all his fans as well as to anyone who loves the unique atmosphere of the south of France. 'Peter Mayle is something of a wonder...chronicling in irresistible prose, the joys of a bountiful climate, brilliant sun and a splendid cuisine' - "Time". 'Easy to dip in and out of, this is an ideal book for car journeys' - "FT Magazine".


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    Title
    Provence A-Z
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781405688802
    ISBN 10: 1405688807
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: TRV
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.4
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DDF
    BIC subject category V2: WTM, 1DDF
    DC22: 914.490484
    Thema V1.0: WTM
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1DDF
    Publisher
    AudioGO Limited
    Imprint name
    BBC Audiobooks Ltd
    Publication date
    03 March 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Bath