Salon littéraire: Une année en Provence
Date: 06 May 2023, 2:00pm - 3:00pm (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
SATURDAY, MAY 6
2PM - 3PM
SUITE 204 (LIBRARY)
Our first Salon littéraire
takes place in May! Join us at the AFSeattle Library for a fun and informal discussion in French.
As a reminder, the discussion is recommended for French speakers at level A2+ (upper intermediate) or above. However, participants are
welcome to read the book in English if they prefer.
Free for AF members / $5 for non-member. Please RSVP below!
After a successful advertising career in London, Peter Mayle moves into a 200-year-old stone farmhouse with his wife in the
Lubéron, South of France. But the quiet Provencial life holds many surprises, from dinner parties with eccentric neighbors, to goat races
in the middle of town. A Year in Provence is a best-selling memoir on French gastronomy, local customs
and amusing incidents from the witty perspective of a British expat.
Peter Mayle was a British businessman who moved to France in the 1980s. He wrote a series of bestselling memoirs
about his life in Provence, starting with A Year in Provence (1989), which has been translated into more than twenty languages.
The French government made him a Chevalier de la Légion d'honneur (Knight of the Legion of Honor) in 2002, for coopération et
He died in 2018 in Aix-en-Provence.
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