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In the South of France, Paul West has a licence to thrill...

In the South of France, Paul West has a licence to thrill...

Paul West has received an offer he can't refuse: two weeks in the sun with a beautiful blonde. M, as she likes to be known, is down south to report on caviar trafficking - or is she? Meanwhile, Paul's friend Elodie is marrying an aristocrat, and Paul has been asked to do the catering. Although cooking for the French is always a risky assignment ... As Paul is sexually harassed by a hen party, picked on by French commandos and arrested by excitable gendarmes, events start spiralling out of control. And when he discovers that M's real target is France's new President - and that he's coming to Elodie's wedding - Paul realises the merde really is about to hit the fan...

Reviews

Edgier than Bryson, hits harder than Mayle

The Times

Done more for the Entente Cordiale than any of our politicians

Daily Mail

Combines the gaffes of Bridget Jones with the boldness of James Bond

Publisher's Weekly

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    9781742754239

    August 31, 2011

    Random House Australia

    320 pages

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    9781863256926

    January 1, 2009

    Bantam Australia

    322 pages

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