Returning to their home after an extended absence, Carol and her husband Michel are looking forward to summer together on the farm. A shocking blow leaves Carol alone and the future is uncertain. Feeling isolated and with no olives to harvest, Carol ventures beyond the farm to explore other aspects of Provencal life, from hunting to bee-keeping, the ancient language to the ever-present demands of family and friends. And ultimately, Provence's generous diversity, and Carol's own persistence in sharing it with those she loves, paves a path to joy.
©2004 Carol Drinkwater; (P)2004 Orion Publishing Group Ltd.
"The author's passion for her surroundings and the life she has created are evident in her vibrant descriptions of the local scenery and people." (Evening Herald, Dublin)
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