Toujours Provence - Provence, Bk 2 Author:Peter Mayle Taking up where his beloved A Year in Provence leaves off, Peter Mayle offers us another funny, beautifully (and deliciously) evocative book about life in Provence. With tales only one who lives there could know -- of finding gold coins while digging in the garden, of indulging in sumptuous feasts at truck stops -- and with characters i... more »ntroduced with great affection and wit -- the gendarme fallen from grace, the summer visitors ever trying the patience of even the most genial Provençaux, the straightforward dog "Boy" -- Toujours Provence is a heart-warming portrait of a place where, if you can't quite "get away from it all," you can surely have a very good time trying.« less
A delightful, easy-to-read book. Peter Mayle's writing shares various adventures of the provencal lifestyle, & surroundings and eating habits with a special flair. A few laughs are tucked within Mayle's writing. You will be glad you read the book.
This follow-up to A Year in Provence is delightful. We get to find out what happened to many of the central characters from the first novel, and though it lacks a bit of the whim that the first novel contained, it's still an enjoyable read (if you read the first novel).