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Anything considered [electronic resource] : A Novel. Peter Mayle.

Mayle, Peter. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780307791931 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage, 2012.

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Summary, etc.: Bennett is an English expatriate living in France with a champagne taste and a beer bankroll. Happy-go-lucky and a bit roguish, he places an ad in the International Herald Tribune offering his services -- any services. He pursues a response from a wealthy Englishman named Julian Poe who has developed a means of producing truffles and is close to cornering the immensely lucrative truffle market. Bennett signs on and finds himself in Monaco, where he is able to live in a style to which he has always wished to become accustomed (including eating to his heart's content -- a Mayle trademark!). Soon the Sicilian and Corsican Mafiosi intrude and Bennett is joined by the beautiful and experienced (in all ways) Anna. Ham-fisted goons, gendarmes working at cross purposes, French village busybodies, and an order of monks dedicated to the god Bacchus all play a role in the surprising, and more than a little satisfying, denouement.From the Hardcover edition.
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Subject: Fiction.
Literature.
Travel Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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