A Year in Provence Book Summary and Study Guide

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Successful London advertising executive Peter Mayle fled to the south of France with his wife, bought a farmhouse, and began to settle into the rhythms, culture, and especially the cuisine of Provence. His book about the first year there is filled with amusing incidents, eccentric characters, problems with remodeling, and great eating. The tone is light, gently mocking (of both author and subjects), and utterly winning. Don't miss the great goat race late in the summer!
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   wealthy Age:    -   40's-50's


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   10 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm Small town?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   little dialog

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