Page /


  • A beautifully tactile and relective meditation on the outsider's experience of a community, it is sharp and lyrical, occasionally a little whimsical, but always pushing towards the truth.

    The Times
  • The most authentic, enjoyable and evocative book on French village life that I have read in years.

    Joane Harris, author of Chocolat
  • A warm and wistful account of adapting to a new country and the heartache it brings.

  • Wonderfully evocative, with a plangent note of longing, this is one for those dreary February commutes to work.

    Marie Claire
  • As beguiling and as enigmatically seductive a piece of writing as you could ask for . . . A beautifully tactile and reflective meditation on the outsider's experience of a community.

    Elizabeth Buchan, The Times

We use cookies on this site to enable certain parts of the site to function and to collect information about your use of the site so that we can improve our visitors’ experience.

For more on our cookies and changing your settings click here

Strictly Necessary


Preferences & Features

Targeting / Advertising