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Encore Provence

Author: Peter Mayle
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2000.
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""Encore Provence" continues the account of an Englishman's life abroad. Among other curiosities, explore a school for noses in Haute Provence, the mysterious death of an oversexed butcher, the quest for the finest bouillabaisse and an assortment of the characters who lie in wait in bars and on boules courts. And, of course, the essential importance of lunch." --Publisher's description.
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Named Person: Peter Mayle; Peter Mayle
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Mayle
ISBN: 014024266X 9780140242669
OCLC Number: 43633351
Notes: Originally published: London Hamish Hamilton, 1999.
Description: 247 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Second impressions --
The unsolved murder of the handsome butcher --
New York Times restaurant critic makes astonishing discovery: Provence never existed! --
Recipe for a village --
Curious reasons for liking Provence --
A beginner's guide to Marseille --
How to be a nose --
In search of the perfect corkscrew --
Eight ways to spend a summer's afternoon --
The genetic effects of 2.000 years of Foie Gras --
Discovering oil --
Friday morning in Carpentras --
Green thumbs and black tomatoes --
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Offers an account of an Englishman's life abroad. This book describes among other curiosities, a school for noses in Haute Provence, the mysterious death of an oversexed butcher, the quest for the  Read more...

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"[Peter Mayle] is something of a wonder. . .chronicling the scene around him in irresistible prose, the joys of a bountiful climate, brilliant sun, and a splendid cuisine." --"Time" "Grab a Pastis Read more...

 
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