very funny account of buying a massive chateau in need of masses of work with a nice ending. good readPublished 12 months ago by dan the man
Because we live in France I generally enjoy books such as this, if only to nod agreement on the local observations, but I would have liked more 'bite' to the book, as I know local... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Peri Winkle
Would have made a fantastic weekend magazine feature. There simply wasn't enough to fill a memoir of moving to France. Read morePublished 17 months ago by S Winspur
I purchased this book from my local charity shop and really wish I had left it there but on second thoughts it would be unfair to inflict it on some other poor person. Read morePublished on 13 Nov. 2011 by Christopher
I don't often get annoyed by books, but I did by this one! If there's a handbook on how not to go about moving and living abroad, then this is it. Read morePublished on 26 Jan. 2011 by S. J. Dagg
Perhaps one of the best, most truthful tales about the realities of life abroad.
Sharp, clear and painfully honest.
Excellent writing and bold story telling. Read more
Looked forward to reading this book but was very very disappointed.
Dull and dreary. Not recommended.
Well done you! One of the few (only?) books to tell it like it is. Having lived abroad, off and on, for years, I have never really found a book that paints the broad strokes of the... Read morePublished on 16 July 2008 by WorldVoyager