ISBN: 0471459445 Called the "brandy of the gods" by Victor Hugo, Cognac is a universal symbol of refinement and quality. In the first comprehensive history of this celebrated drink, Kyle Jarrard charts Cognac's birth in the 1500s and its transformation into th
ISBN: 1849532575 ‘Delicious.’ I licked my lips. The wine filled me with joy. A picture of a vineyard drenched in sunlight formed in my mind. Sean drew me rudely back to the lounge of our semi-d. 'How can they be in liquidation if they make wine this
ISBN: 1592403204 (Hardcover)
ISBN: 1843836114 In 1355 the Black Prince took an army to Bordeaux and embarked on two chevauchées (mounted military expeditions, generally characterised by the devastation of the surrounding towns and countryside), which culminated in his decisive victory
ISBN: 1904955738 Since 1997 John Lichfield, The Independent's correspondent in France, has been sending dispatches back to the newspaper in London. More than transient news stories, the popular 'Our Man in Paris' series consists of essays on all things French
ISBN: 1846140528 Based on twenty years of hard-won knowledge, "Pardon My French" takes you through all the words you need to survive, shows how and why they work, and steers you past all the pitfalls and potential embarrassments of speaking French in France.
Lesley Blanch, Philip Mansel (Introduction)
ISBN: 1850434298 When Pierre Loti - traveller, acrobat, naval officer, celebrated writer - died in 1923, he was given a state funeral, the only French writer to have received such as an honour besides Victor Hugo. This storyteller - bohemian, exotic and fiercely romantic
ISBN: 1854184938 Through exploring the people, the culture and the lifestyles that have shaped the French experience Speak the Culture: France provides an intimate understanding of France and the French.
Alex Bourke et al
ISBN: 1902259009 A comprehensive guide to vegetarian France. It includes 150 places to eat and sleep, over 20 veggie restaurants in Paris alone, vegetarian hotels and guesthouses, all-you-can-eat vegan buffets in Paris and Marseille, veggie vocabulary, the hitchhikers gui