Dial M for Merde

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Black Swan, 2009 - British - 320 pages
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In the South of France, Paul West has a license to thrill.

He has just received an offer he can't refuse: two weeks in the sun, all expenses paid, with a beautiful blonde called Gloria Monday.

But it soon becomes obvious that M, as Gloria likes to be known, is not really interested in holidaying with Paul. She has bigger fish to fry.

Meanwhile Paul's best friend Elodie is getting married, and Paul is asked to do the catering. Cooking for the French is a risky assignment at the best of times, but Paul assures Elodie that nothing can go wrong.

Or can it?

When Paul discovers that M's real target is France's biggest fish of all - the new President - and that he's coming to Elodie's wedding, he realises that the merde is about to hit the fan ...

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User Review  - MarthaJeanne - LibraryThing

A really funny story of the dangers of travelling in France. Sex, suspense, food, wine, politics, class warfare, even carbon footprints and sturgeons: This book has it all, but all of it could only ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Stephen Clarke lives in France, where he divides his time between writing and not writing. His first novel, A Year in the Merde, originally became a word of mouth hit in Paris in 2004, and is now published all over the world. Since then he has published three more bestselling Merde novels, as well as Talk to the Snail, an indispensable guide to understanding the French.

For more information about Stephen Clarke and his books on www.stephenclarkewriter.com

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