A Good Year Paperback
by Peter Mayle
Max Skinner is a man at the heart of London's financial universe until his employers embark on a little asset-stripping of their own.
Himself. Amid the grey London drizzle, there is one potential ray of sunshine: Max's Uncle Harry has left him his estate in his will - an eighteenth-century chateau and vineyard an hour's drive from Avignon.
Out of a job, and encouraged by his friend Charlie about the money in modern wine, he heads for France. What Max discovers is a beautiful house, wonderful weather and a bustling village.
The downside is the quality of the wine in his vineyard, but when Max suggests calling in an expert, Roussel, a former employee of his uncle's, is resistant.
Help is at hand, however, when a beautiful blonde Californian arrives unexpectedly at the chateau.
Peter Mayle's delightful novel will enchant the audiences who bought A YEAR IN PROVENCE and TOUJOURS PROVENCE in their millions.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 256 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 12/10/2006
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780751539660
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