Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Peter Mayle's Provence: Included A Year In Provence and Toujours Provence” as Want to Read:
Peter Mayle's Provence: Included A Year In Provence and Toujours Provence
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Peter Mayle's Provence: Included A Year In Provence and Toujours Provence (Provence)

4.14  ·  Rating Details ·  146 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
When Peter Mayle and his wife traded England's long, gray winters and damp summers for life in southern France, they entered an enchanting, wonderful, sometimes bewildering world. Now, share their adventures, pleasures, and frustrations: the joys and occasional hazards of wining and dining in France, taking part in goat races, attending a Pavorotti concert under the stars ...more
Audio CD, Abridged, 0 pages
Published March 7th 2001 by Macmillan Audio (first published 1989)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Peter Mayle's Provence, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Peter Mayle's Provence

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Darlene Quinn
A beautifully written novel with vivid descriptions of scenery, foods, and emotion. Knowing many savvy readers had raved about these books in the past, when a friend recommended them, I was curious and since I am an avid audio book reader for those times when I am unable to hold a book in my hand, I decided to give it a try and listened to them on my morning walks. While I found them enjoyable with beautiful language, but not sure I would have finished the entire books had I had the print editio ...more
Cheryl Sharkey
A follow up, so with the little more contrived feel, but he is an easy happy read.
Elaine
Apr 22, 2013 Elaine rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: audiobooks
The first time I read this I remember thinking, "This guy can write." It still holds up after many years and on audio as well.
Heather
Oct 16, 2009 Heather rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
More funniness from Peter Mayle. I have the BBC video if you want to watch:)
Allison Sanborn
Feb 05, 2008 Allison Sanborn rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Laughed out loud!
Sandy Sheppard
Jan 11, 2014 Sandy Sheppard rated it it was amazing
A favorite from years ago!
Susan Mv
Jul 22, 2011 Susan Mv rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Delightful, but not as good as his first
Kathy
Kathy rated it really liked it
Nov 29, 2013
Danielle
Danielle rated it it was amazing
Aug 29, 2012
John
John rated it it was amazing
Aug 17, 2012
Marlies
Marlies rated it it was amazing
Feb 04, 2008
Annie
Annie rated it really liked it
May 10, 2016
Caroline
Caroline rated it liked it
Feb 23, 2011
Karee
Karee rated it really liked it
Jun 12, 2008
Diana
Diana rated it it was amazing
Sep 03, 2011
Paul Mclachlan
Paul Mclachlan rated it it was amazing
May 08, 2014
Anna
Anna rated it it was amazing
Jun 10, 2014
Rita
Rita rated it liked it
Jun 27, 2016
Dominik
Dominik rated it it was amazing
Jun 26, 2012
Maya
Maya rated it liked it
May 10, 2012
Laura
Laura rated it really liked it
Oct 22, 2012
Valerie
Valerie rated it really liked it
Mar 02, 2013
Marina Sterkel
Marina Sterkel rated it really liked it
Aug 30, 2010
talei
talei rated it it was amazing
Jun 12, 2010
Jennifer
Jennifer rated it it was amazing
Oct 17, 2008
Elyse
Elyse rated it it was amazing
Feb 27, 2007
Tammi Shaffer
Tammi Shaffer rated it liked it
Feb 06, 2009
Sandy Lin
Sandy Lin rated it really liked it
Jan 25, 2013
Jane
Jane rated it liked it
Apr 03, 2012
Lynn
Lynn rated it it was amazing
Mar 17, 2015
« previous 1 3 4 5 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
  • Die Rosenzüchterin
  • Last Chance to Eat: The Fate of Taste in a Fast Food World
  • Bitteres Geheimnis
  • Moon Time: The Art of Harmony with Nature and Lunar Cycles
  • Die Principessa
  • Hús úr húsi
  • Unforgivable
  • Sleeping on a Wire: Conversations with Palestinians in Israel
  • The Happy Depressive: In Pursuit of Personal and Political Happiness
  • A Brief History of the Future
  • Der seltene Vogel
  • The Perfect Order of Things
  • Articles about Dragonriders Of Pern Books
  • The Queen: A Life in Brief
  • My Path Leads to Tibet: The Inspiring Story of How One Young Blind Woman Brought Hope to the Blind Children of Tibet
  • Plague Child (Tom Neave, #1)
  • London: A Short History of the Greatest City in the Western World
  • The Last Alchemist: Count Cagliostro, Master of Magic in the Age of Reason
19316
Peter Mayle (born June 14, 1939 in Brighton) is a British author famous for his series of books detailing life in Provence, France. He spent fifteen years in advertising before leaving the business in 1975 to write educational books, including a series on sex education for children and young people. In 1989, A Year in Provence was published and became an international bestseller. His books have be ...more
More about Peter Mayle...

Other Books in the Series

Provence (7 books)
  • A Year in Provence
  • Toujours Provence
  • Encore Provence: New Adventures in the South of France
  • Hotel Pastis: A Novel of Provence
  • Provence A-Z
  • Provence from the Air
  • A Chef In Provence

Share This Book