Blogs in January 1970

House of the Hanged 1st January 1970

A riveting and evocative tale of passion and murder, set on the French Riviera in the 1930s, from the No.1 bestselling author of The Savage Garden. France, 1935: At the poor man’s end of the Riviera sits Le Rayol,...

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Encore Provence 1st January 1970

Further memoires of Peter Mayle in Provence.

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Jigsaw 1st January 1970

This book describes the childhood of Billi, a girl growing up in Europe between the wars. When her father dies, she swaps life in a run-down German chateau for an exhilarating existence with her beautiful, talented and unreliable mother...

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Scent of Triumph 1st January 1970

Paris-born Danielle Bretancourt von Hoffman is a modern young woman with a natural gift. In the language of perfumery, she is a Nose, with the rare ability to recognize thousands of essences by memory. The year is 1939, and...

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Invitation to Provence 1st January 1970

A Grandmother sets about gathering her brood around her. The real charm is the combination of disparate character who attend. An absorbing read and beautifully brings Provence to life.

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