Publish date: November 16th 2000
Publisher: Prószyński i S-ka
Pages no: 176
Edition language: Polski
, Food And Drink
Nothing spectacular, but amusing and easy to read, and some of the stuff you'll discover is pretty interesting. I definitely prefer A Year in Provence and Toujours Provence, but liked this one, too.
Mayle set out to sample the excesses of the wealthy. The problem with having serious money is that one can never be satisfied. Nothing is ever just right. "Expectations tend to increase in direct proportion to the amount of money being spent, and if you're spending a fortune you expect perfection." ...
This is a collection of pieces Mayle did for Esquire. It’s pure froth. The only reason I can imagine ever looking at this book again is as a reference to some specific resource. That said, it was fun. And it got me thinking. Essentially Esquire let Mayle explore aspects of the good life on thei...