A Year in Provence Topics for Discussion

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What was Peter Mayle's purpose in writing this book? Who is his audience?

Why does the author never once in the text mention his wife's name? What is his wife's name?

What is so special - or different - about French food compared with the food in England?

Why would some English people, like Ted and Susan, be sensitive to the rich food and sunshine of Provence?

What is the biggest obstacle for the Mayles when they try to purchase a house in Provence?

What do the Mayles feel about their builders and laymen? Do they respect them?

Why do people in Provence believe that the winters are getting progressively colder?

Who is Peter's favorite neighbor, and why?

What keeps the Mayles busy on a daily basis throughout the year?

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