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  • Published: 26 April 2001
  • ISBN: 9780140294231
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $22.99

Extra Virgin




A small stone house deep among the olive groves of Liguria, going for the price of a dodgy second-hand car. Annie Hawes and her sister, on the spot by chance, have no plans whatsoever to move to the Italian Riviera but find naturally that it's an offer they can't refuse. The laugh is on the Foreign Females who discover that here amongst the hardcore olive farming folk their incompetence is positively alarming. Not to worry: the thrifty villagers of Diano San Pietro are on the case, and soon plying the Pallid Sisters with advice, ridicule, tall tales and copious hillside refreshments ...

  • Pub date: 26 April 2001
  • ISBN: 9780140294231
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $22.99

About the Author

Annie Hawes

Annie Hawes, originally from Shepherd's Bush in London, is based in Liguria. Her first book, Extra Virgin, was a worldwide bestseller. Other books by Annie Hawes include Ripe for the Picking and Journey to the South.

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