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The Second Worst Restaurant in France

The Second Worst Restaurant in France (Hardback)

By McCall Smith, Alexander

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Paul Stewart has returned to Scotland to continue his successful career. His agent and girlfriend, Gloria, has arranged for him to write The Philosophy of Food in Six Easy Chapters, a project he relishes but that will have to be delivered in six months. It is not going well, as P...aul finds his domestic circumstances unsuited to concentrated hard work: Gloria has now moved in with him (not specifically invited) and has brought with her two extremely vocal and demanding Siamese cats. The cats give Paul no peace. Beginning to worry that The Philosophy of Food will never be written Paul calls on the aid of his cousin, Chloe, who suggests a radical course of action. She has taken a six-month lease on a house in a French village not far from Poitiers and invites him to join her there and get the book finished in peace. He needs no second bidding and it is not long before he escapes to France. Once there, however, Paul finds his fortunes tangled up with the fate of one eating establishment in the village: the infamous Second Worst Restaurant in France ...
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ISBN 9781846974212
Released NZ 9 May 2019
Publisher Birlinn General
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9781846974212
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Birlinn General
Imprint Polygon An Imprint of Birlinn Limited
Released 9 May 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By McCall Smith, Alexander
Category Fiction
Modern Fiction
Humour
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Width: 145mm
Height: 225mm
Spine: 25mm
Dewey Code 823.92
Weight 416g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress France - Fiction
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade

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