Dial M For Merde
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Dial M For Merde

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In the South of France, Paul West has a license to thrill. He has just received an offer he can't refuse: two weeks in the sun, all expenses paid, with a beautiful blonde called Gloria Monday. But it soon becomes obvious that M, as Gloria likes to be known, is not really interested in holidaying with Paul. She has bigger fish to fry. Meanwhile Paul's best friend Elodie is getting married, and Paul is asked to do the catering. Cooking for the French is a risky assignment at the best of times, but Paul assures Elodie that nothing can go wrong. Or can it? When Paul discovers that M's real target is France's biggest fish of all - the new President - and that he's coming to Elodie's wedding, he realises that the merde is about to hit the fan ...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 127 x 198 x 20mm | 220g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Black Swan
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552773492
  • 9780552773492
  • 171,083

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"Clarke brings off his story with panache" * SUNDAY TELEGRAPH * "Combines the gaffes of Bridget Jones with the boldness of James Bond" * PUBLISHERS WEEKLY * "Edgier than Bryson, hits harder than Mayle" * THE TIMES * "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 *show more

About Stephen Clarke

Stephen Clarke lives in France, where he divides his time between writing and not writing. His first novel, A Year in the Merde, originally became a word of mouth hit in Paris in 2004, and is now published all over the world. Since then he has published three more bestselling Merde novels, as well as Talk to the Snail, an indispensable guide to understanding the French. For more information about Stephen Clarke and his books on www.stephenclarkewriter.comshow more

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"Must-have comedy-of-errors diary about being a Brit abroad"show more

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In the South of France, Paul West has a license to thrill. He has just received an offer he can't refuse: two weeks in the sun, all expenses paid, with a beautiful blonde called Gloria Monday. But it soon becomes obvious that M, as Gloria likes to be known, is not really interested in holidaying with Paul. She has bigger fish to fry. Meanwhile Paul's best friend Elodie is getting married, and Paul has been asked to do the catering. Cooking for the French is a risky assignment at the best of times, but Paul assures Elodie that nothing can go wrong. Or can it? When Paul discovers that M's real target is France's biggest fish of all - the new President - and that he's coming to Elodie's wedding, he realises that the merde really is about to hit the fan... 'Clarke brings off his story with panache' Sunday Telegraph 'Combines the gaffes of Bridget Jones with the boldness of James Bond' Publishers Weekly www.stephenclarkewriter.comshow more

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964 ratings
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4 30% (294)
3 36% (346)
2 11% (110)
1 3% (27)
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