Meet Libby. Learn more here
We want your feedback!
Click here
Cover Image

A Year In the Merde

Paul West Series, Book 1 · Paul West

by Stephen Clarke

ebook

Sign up to save your library

With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Find out more about OverDrive accounts.

   Not today

Paul West, a young Englishman, arrives in Paris to start a new job -- and finds out what the French are really like.   They do eat a lot of cheese, some of which smells like pigs' droppings. They don't wash their armpits with garlic soap. Going on strike really is the second national participation sport after pétanque. And, yes, they do use suppositories. In his first novel, Stephen Clarke gives a laugh-out-loud account of the pleasures and perils of being a Brit in France. Less quaint than A Year in Provence, less chocolatey than Chocolat, A Year in the Merde will tell you how to get served by the grumpiest Parisian waiter; how to make perfect vinaigrette every time; how to make amour -- not war; and how not to buy a house in the French countryside.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Transworld
Imprint:
Transworld Digital
Publication Date:
2008
Series:
Paul West

Format

  • OverDrive Read
  • Adobe EPUB eBook 347.3 KB

Stephen Clarke (Author)

Stephen Clarke lives in Paris, where he divides his time between writing and not writing.His Merde novels have been bestsellers all over the world, including France. His non-fiction books include Talk to the Snail, an insider's guide to understand...

More about Stephen Clarke
A Year In the Merde
Copy and paste the code into your website.