At last - a book about living in France that tells it like it is. Lucy Wadham has spent 20 years living in France and writes brilliantly about the experience. Required reading for anyone visiting France this summer, and everyone else besides.
-- Independent ~ 50 Best Summer Reads
Pithy, larded with anecdote and all perfectly true. -- Sunday Times
This beautifully clever and intellectually challenging book decodes the French way of life, as opposed to the British way of doing things, and reveals much to like about being us - and being them. -- Good Housekeeping
Wadham's elegant, measured and funny book ... penetrating insight and wonderful anecdote and dry observation .. She offers her considerable insights and her anecdotes and, like all critical Francophiles, continues to scratch her head in love and wonder. -- Independent