Peter Mayle
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Peter Mayle

Peter Mayle is the author of sixteen books. A recipient of the Légion d'Honneur from the French government for his cultural contributions, he lived in Provence with his wife, Jennie, for more than twenty-five years. He died in January 2018.

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    • My Twenty-Five Years in Provence

    • Reflections on Then and Now
    • By: Peter Mayle
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 4 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    Peter Mayle offers vivid recollections from his 25 years in the South of France - lessons learned, culinary delights enjoyed, and changes observed. This thoughtful, vivid exploration of life well-lived, à la Provence, will charm longtime fans and a new generation of listeners alike....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • The narrator ruins it for me.

    • By Flossiesmommy on 07-05-18

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Peter Mayle's Provence: Including 'A Year in Provence' and 'Toujours Provence'

    • By: Peter Mayle
    • Narrated by: Peter Mayle, Patrick Macnee
    • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 255
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 236
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 236

    Funny, touching, endearing - Peter Mayle's Provence proves the adage that while you may not be able to escape from it all, you sure can have fun trying....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Relaxing and light hearted read

    • By Anne on 06-29-12

    Regular price: $28.00

    • A Year in Provence

    • By: Peter Mayle
    • Narrated by: Peter Mayle
    • Length: 2 hrs and 52 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 175
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 137
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 138

    Peter Mayle personally recounts the pleasures and frustrations of Provençal life--sharing in a way no one else can, the unique and endearing culture that is Provence....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Ban abridged versions

    • By marlowe on 03-30-15

    Regular price: $15.93

    • Provence A-Z

    • By: Peter Mayle
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 115
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 70

    An indispensable, richly informative, and always entertaining audio sourcebook on Provence by the writer who has made the region his own....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A review of all things "Provencale"

    • By Dennis on 08-13-08

    Regular price: $31.93

    • A Good Year

    • By: Peter Mayle
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 310
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 156
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 154

    Peter Mayle once again returns to the beautiful but complicated world of Provence, to find that the highly competitive boutique wine trade has hidden depths....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Five stars aren't enough

    • By Richard on 08-03-04

    Regular price: $23.93

    • French Lessons

    • Adventures with Knife, Fork, and Corkscrew
    • By: Peter Mayle
    • Narrated by: Simon Jones
    • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 238
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116

    Ranging far from his adopted Provence, Peter Mayle now travels to every corner of France, armed with knife, fork, and corkscrew. He takes us to tiny, out-of-the-way restaurants...

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Delightful

    • By Diane on 02-13-05

    Regular price: $21.27

    • The Vintage Caper

    • By: Peter Mayle
    • Narrated by: Erik Davies
    • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 115
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 70

    The story begins high above Los Angeles, at the extravagant home and equally impressive wine cellar of entertainment lawyer Danny Roth...

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A bad reader reads cliches

    • By benefit on 11-30-09

    Regular price: $23.93

    • The Marseille Caper

    • By: Peter Mayle
    • Narrated by: Robin Sachs
    • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 46

    Lovable rogue and sleuth extraordinaire, Sam Levitt is back in another beguiling, as-only-Peter-Mayle-can-write-it romp through the South of France....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Easy-going, no investment…

    • By Ray on 05-20-15

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Acquired Tastes

    • By: Peter Mayle
    • Narrated by: Robin Sachs
    • Length: 4 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 46

    With an updated foreword by Peter Mayle, Acquired Tastes, originally published in 1993, is a celebration of life's extravagances.....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The most entertaining book

    • By Desmond on 07-08-15

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Corsican Caper

    • A Novel
    • By: Peter Mayle
    • Narrated by: Erik Davies
    • Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 38

    Here is Peter Mayle at his effervescent best - his master sleuth, Sam Levitt, eating, drinking, and romancing his way through the South of France....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not good

    • By Brenda Cantwell on 01-26-16

    Regular price: $21.00

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