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A Year in the Merde - Stephen Clarke
A Year in the Merde
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Based on Stephen Clarke's own experiences and with names changed to "avoid embarrassment, possible legal action, and to prevent the author's legs being broken by someone in a Yves Saint Laurent suit," A Year in the Merde provides perfect entertainment for Francophiles and Francophobes alike. show more
Based on Stephen Clarke's own experiences and with names changed to "avoid embarrassment, possible legal action, and to prevent the author's legs being broken by someone in a Yves Saint Laurent suit," A Year in the Merde provides perfect entertainment for Francophiles and Francophobes alike.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781582346175 (1582346178)
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Pages no: 276
Edition language: English
Series: Paul West (#1)
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Il Mondo di Lexy
Il Mondo di Lexy rated it
3.5 Merde! Un anno a Parigi - Stephen Clarke (30.06.14/20.07.14 - Reading Challenge 2014 17/40)
"Merde" racconta le vicende di Paul West, uomo d'affari inglese, mandato a Parigi per aprire una "tea room". Paul da inglese doc si ritroverà ben presto vittima della pazza cultura francese e dovrà affrontare situazioni sempre più assurde che lo spingeranno volente o nolente ad adeguarsi alla vita p...
Trochę zdrowego snobizmu
Trochę zdrowego snobizmu rated it
1.5 Merde! Rok w Paryżu
Kilka lat temu, podczas podróży po Empiku, wciągnięta przez półki z książkami, o których posiadaniu marzę, lecz na które nie mam ani miejsca, ani pieniędzy, ten tytuł wpadł mi w oko. Faza fascynacji Francją powoli mi przechodziła, więc zamiast wydać 30 złotych na ten tytuł, zapewne zakupiłam coś inn...
Hall of Records
Hall of Records rated it
2.0 I'm still disappointed that this was so disappointing
I had high hopes for entertainment when I got this book, even though the colleague who lent it to me warned me that it might be a bit shallow. I like good-natured fun between European nationalities and there was, at times, just the right amount of facetiousness and snarky remarks to make me giggle, ...
travelin
travelin rated it
3.0 A Year in the Merde
Makes his French colleagues sound simultaneously unmotivated and immoral, but the book is mostly about his cavalier self, I mean his main character. Ok, he's sometimes serious about building tea cafes in Paris, but the main character seems to be altogether in his moral element among the French, whic...
Hall of Records
Hall of Records rated it
2.0 Year in the Merde - Stephen Clarke, Paul West
A Year in the MerdeI had high hopes for entertainment when I got this book, even though the colleague who lent it to me warned me that it might be a bit shallow. I like good-natured fun between European nationalities and there was, at times, just the right amount of facetiousness and snarky remarks ...
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