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Deep France A writer's year in the Bearn by Celia Brayfield
  

Deep France A writer's year in the Bearn

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Deep France A writer's year in the Bearn by Celia Brayfield

Novelist Celia Brayfield had never lived more than a taxi ride from Soho, until one day she decided to take a year off. With the computer and the cats in the back of the car, and the blessing of her student daughter, she drove South until the dawn came up in the Bearn, the most romantic, remote and rustic region of France. Deep France is the diary of a writer's year in a tiny French village, trying to meet her deadlines when a good thunderstorm could blow out the computer and there were always artichokes to pick. It's a walk in teh swashbuckling footsteps of The Three Musketeers and King Henri IV, full of funny and perceptive anecdotes about the year in which France had to face the euro, the World Cup and Le Pen's presidential campaign. 'An author who writes living, breathing novels capable of making us weep and marvel' The Times 'Her writing glitters: the humour is as sharp as a Sabatier knife' Image

About the Author

Celia Brayfield is the author of nine novels including the international bestseller, Pearls, as well as a non-fiction guide to storytelling in popular fiction, Bestseller. Before becoming a full-time novelist, she wrote for the Evening Standard, and The Times. She has one daughter, with whom she now lives in west London.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st July 2012

Author

Celia Brayfield

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Publisher

Macmillan an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Format

Paperback
352 pages
Interest Age: From 18 years

Categories

Travel writing
Biography: general
Places & peoples: general & pictorial works

ISBN

9780230768253

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