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Provence yes, Mayle no

Year in Provence - Peter Mayle

Seduced by the setting, I read compulsively, savouring the detail, despite my distaste for Mayle himself, who seems arrogant and cyncial, and has a particularly repellant way of talking about his wife... 

I have to confess I'm horribly prejudiced against English ex-pats, even though my uncle is (a terribly nice) one