Peter Mayle offers us another funny and beautiful book about life in Provence. Here is a heart-warming portrait of a place where, if you can't quite "get away from it all," you can surely have the best of times trying. From the Trade Paperback edition.
I'm sure even a cold would be more bearable in Provence. Maybe pastis would cure it completely.
Anyone reading this series looking for another similar and equally good book to read, I highly recommend Driving Over Lemons.
Nevertheless, it was thoroughly enjoyable and dangerous to read him describing a life that sounds so purely wonderful, especially as the days here turn cold and short. Reading this is a taste of the beautiful, warm life of a small village in Provence.