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Peter Mayle
Peter Mayle (born 14 June 1939 in Brighton) is a British author famous for his series of books detailing life in Provence, France. Bio from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. show more



Peter Mayle (born 14 June 1939 in Brighton) is a British author famous for his series of books detailing life in Provence, France. Bio from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Birth date: June 14, 1939
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Burfobookalicious
Burfobookalicious rated it 3 years ago
"A Year in Provence" won the British Book Awards' "Best Travel Book of the Year" in 1989 and without wishing to be disparaging, it is utterly charming! Month-by-month Peter Mayle describes his gradual assimilation into a new life in southern France and though not without challenges, the lifestyle re...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it 3 years ago
A victim of his own success, Mayle was imprudent enough to write A Year in Provence without changing names of neighbours and villages, bringing him what eventually became an unmanageable number of unannounced guests. After fleeing to the US for 4 years, they returned to France, choosing a new home ...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it 4 years ago
One of Mayle's follow-ups to A Year in Provence (there are at least two), this one read more like a collection of short essays of the type that might have perhaps been columns in a newspaper or magazine. Nevertheless, it was thoroughly enjoyable and dangerous to read him describing a life that sou...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it 4 years ago
One of those beautiful, descriptive memoirs that make me want to sell everything I own for a house in France (or Italy) and a life of tranquility and luxurious food. Alas, selling everything I own would not be enough to fund my dream life-style and I don't like escargot. But for 12 chapters, I go...
jbarrett5 book reviews, etc
jbarrett5 book reviews, etc rated it 5 years ago
Chasing Cezanne by Peter MayleTravel, adventure and photography, art world, via world wide fascinates me and love the tale and trails.Andre is the photographer and his place is ransacked and all photo equipment, film, etc is gone but other electronic things remain intact.All relates to the pictures ...
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