Carol Drinkwater

Carol Drinkwater : "The Olive Farm", "The Olive Harvest", "The Olive Season"

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THE OLIVE FARM The first in the trilogy tells of the highs and lows of purchasing the farm and life in Provence: the local customs and cuisine; the threats of fire and adoption of a menagerie of animals; the potential financial ruin and the thrill of harvesting their own olives - especially when they are discovered to produce the finest extra-virgin olive oil...THE OLIVE SEASON Carol is pregnant and their ever-loyal gardener is leaving to oversee the marriage of his son. With new challenges to face, Carol takes on the bulk of the farm work alone. As the harvest season approaches, dramatic events cast dark shadows of their olive farm. THE OLIVE HARVEST Carol and her husband Michel are looking forward to summer together on the farm. A shocking blow leaves Carol alone and the future is uncertain. Feeling isolated and with no olives to harvest, Carol ventures beyond the farm to explore other aspects of Provencal life. Ultimately, Provence's generous diversity, and Carol's own persistence in sharing it with those she loves, paves a path to joy.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 1120 pages
  • 125 x 195 x 70mm | 902g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0752881116
  • 9780752881119
  • 1,253,508

About Carol Drinkwater

Actress Carol Drinkwater is probably best known for her role as Helen Herriot in the BBC series All Creatures Great and Small. Also an accomplished novelist, she has achieved bestselling status with her much-loved memoirs of life on an olive farm in Provence.show more

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