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Review: Uncorked

Posted by: Scar on Thursday March 23, 2017 (11:10:01)
Uncorked by Paul Shore
When I first offered to review Uncorked, I did so because I thought it was a book about wine. The author replied that this wasn't the case, and that he didn't want me to get my hopes up and end up reading something I didn't enjoy.

I thought I'd give it a go anyway, because it sounded like an interesting memoir. And it was.   more ...

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Interview with Stephen Clarke - Author of A Year In The Merde and How the French Won Waterloo (Or Think They Did)

Posted by: Carole on Tuesday August 25, 2015 (10:27:34)
Expat Focus talks to Stephen Clarke author of his hilarious novel "A Year In The Merde", and "How the French Won Waterloo - or Think They Did".

Stephen lives in Paris, where he divides his time between writing and not writing. His first novel, A Year in the Merde, originally became a word-of-mouth hit in 2004, and is now published all over the world. Since then he has published three more bestselling Merde novels, as well as Talk to the Snail, an indispensable guide to understanding the French.   more ...

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Sun, Sea & Savoir-Faire: Travel Focus on the French Riviera

Posted by: Carole on Monday September 30, 2013 (19:51:23)
Expat Focus talks to Kim Defforge about her latest book, "Sun, Sea & Savoir-Faire: Travel Focus on the French Riviera", a practical concise travel guide without the usual touristy fluff.

Kim, please tell us a little bit about yourself

I lived several years in the city of Nice on the French Riviera, before moving to Cagnes-sur-Mer, a smaller city situated about 7 miles west of Nice. In the U.S., I was a teacher of French and a lover of all things French, and now, enjoy the language, culture, and joie de vivre on a daily basis as an expat.   more ...


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