La Vie Est Belle

La Vie Est Belle

by Henrietta Heald
     
 

This celebration and distillation of the spirit of France provides a privileged glimpse inside 18 ravishing French homes, from chateaux to farmhouses, as well as the regions in which they are set, including Normandy, Brittany, the Ile de Ré, Paris, Provence, the Loire, and Bordeaux. The book also features insightful essays on many of the traditions and

Overview

This celebration and distillation of the spirit of France provides a privileged glimpse inside 18 ravishing French homes, from chateaux to farmhouses, as well as the regions in which they are set, including Normandy, Brittany, the Ile de Ré, Paris, Provence, the Loire, and Bordeaux. The book also features insightful essays on many of the traditions and characteristics of French life, including pavement cafés, vineyards, classic French furniture and fabrics, regional food specialities, and more. Interspersed throughout the book are recipes for authentic French dishes and quotations from great writers and philosophers, designed to immerse you in the delightful culture and ambience of the French way of life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781849754521
Publisher:
Ryland Peters & Small
Publication date:
11/15/2013
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
420,924
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Henrietta Heald is an writer and editor with a particular interest in travel, architecture, and interiors, whose most recent book has been shortlisted for two literary prizes. Her love of France dates from childhood, since when she has been a regular visitor to all four corners of the country, learning at first hand about its rich history, culture, food, and wine.

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