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The Corsican Caper Hardcover – 13 May 2014

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Product details

  • Hardcover: 161 pages
  • Publisher: Alfred a Knopf (13 May 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0307962865
  • ISBN-13: 978-0307962867
  • Product Dimensions: 15 x 2.1 x 21.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 16 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 391,571 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"What floats in this novel are the bubbles from the champagne that always seems to be chilled and waiting, along with Mayle's usual airy descriptions of French wines and meals."
--"Booklist
"
"Readers who want to engage by proxy in the lives of Europe's mega-wealthy will...appreciate this frothy bit of fun from bestseller Mayle."
--"Publishers Weekly"
"Richly descriptive...smooth as the most decadent dessert."
--"Kirkus "
"A delightful confection."
--"I Love a Mystery
"
"Cracking open The Corsican Caper...is the next best thing to being there....Bon appetit!"
--"Examiner.com"

"From the Hardcover edition."

"A light frolic of suspense....I...enjoyed every moment of an escape into the world of champagne for lunch and a snack of escargot and caviar."
--"Suspense Magazine"
"What floats in this novel are the bubbles from the champagne that always seems to be chilled and waiting, along with Mayle's usual airy descriptions of French wines and meals."
--"Booklist
"
"Readers who want to engage by proxy in the lives of Europe's mega-wealthy will...appreciate this frothy bit of fun from bestseller Mayle."
--"Publishers Weekly"
"Richly descriptive...smooth as the most decadent dessert."
--"Kirkus "
"A delightful confection."
--"I Love a Mystery
"
"Cracking open The Corsican Caper...is the next best thing to being there....Bon appetit!"
--"Examiner.com"

"From the Hardcover edition."

"A delight to read. . . . [A] romp exhorting the pleasures of the French countryside. . . . Bon appetit!" --"The Post and Courier
"
"There is a way to enjoy delicious meals in the south of France amid gorgeous scenery with many bottles of wine (particularly rose) but no calories. You can enjoy it all vicariously through Peter Mayle's ["The Corsican Caper"]. . . . You're in good company with Mayle's cast of characters." --"The Columbus Dispatch"
"Filled with fascinating characters and punctuated with culinary delights," --"Palm Beach Daily News"

A delight to read. . . . [A] romp exhorting the pleasures of the French countryside. . . . Bon appetit! "The Post and Courier
"
There is a way to enjoy delicious meals in the south of France amid gorgeous scenery with many bottles of wine (particularly rose) but no calories. You can enjoy it all vicariously through Peter Mayle s ["The Corsican Caper"]. . . . You re in good company with Mayle s cast of characters. "The Columbus Dispatch"
Filled with fascinating characters and punctuated with culinary delights, "Palm Beach Daily News""

A delight to read. . . . [A] romp exhorting the pleasures of the French countryside. . . . Bon appetit! The Post and Courier

There is a way to enjoy delicious meals in the south of France amid gorgeous scenery with many bottles of wine (particularly rose) but no calories. You can enjoy it all vicariously through Peter Mayle s [The Corsican Caper]. . . . You re in good company with Mayle s cast of characters. The Columbus Dispatch
Filled with fascinating characters and punctuated with culinary delights, Palm Beach Daily News

"

"A delight to read. . . . [A] romp exhorting the pleasures of the French countryside. . . . Bon appetit!" --The Post and Courier

"There is a way to enjoy delicious meals in the south of France amid gorgeous scenery with many bottles of wine (particularly rose) but no calories. You can enjoy it all vicariously through Peter Mayle's [The Corsican Caper]. . . . You're in good company with Mayle's cast of characters." --The Columbus Dispatch

"Filled with fascinating characters and punctuated with culinary delights," --Palm Beach Daily News

--This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.

About the Author

Peter Mayle spent fifteen years in the advertising business before escaping in 1975 to write books, including his bestselling "A Year in Provence "and "Toujours Provence". His work has been translated into seventeen languages and he has contributed to a variety of newspapers and magazines. He lives with his wife in Provence. --This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.



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