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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...


Edgier than Bryson, hits harder than Mayle

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Done more for the Entente Cordiale than any of our politicians

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

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    August 31, 2011

    Random House Australia

    320 pages

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    January 1, 2009

    Bantam Australia

    322 pages

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