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A Breath of French Air

The Larkin Novels, Volume 2
Narrated by: Philip Franks
Series: Pop Larkin, Book 2
Length: 4 hrs and 25 mins
Categories: Fiction, Contemporary
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In the second novel in the Pop Larkin series, the Larkin family descends upon Brittany in France. Like fish out of water, they find that things don't quite turn out their way: The weather is less than ideal, the food is awful, and the hotel is in a bad state of repair. But things slowly improve as Pop manages to sweet-talk Mlle Dupont, Angela Snow, and her sister, Iris; and Charley and Mariette celebrate their first wedding anniversary. A Breath of French Air is a delightful book full of nostalgia, fun, and frivolity.

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Trite in every respect.

This book may be alright for reading while crossing the Atlantic. The story line is never challenging.

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best of british drama

amazing to think these are 60 year old novels. great characters and wonderful plots. like a stroll along the canal in kent.

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  • Ursula Mary Taylor
  • 05-20-18

Perrfick

Again an excellent rendition of the book. Philip Franks brings all the charectures to life .😀

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  • Mrs Archdeacon
  • 05-06-17

A Great Listen

Loved the books, loved the TV series. Now - loved listening to the books excellently read by Philip Franks.

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  • Sharron
  • 08-10-16

fantastic

a wonderful and positive story that feels the soul with joy. Definitely one to buy.

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  • Irma
  • 10-06-17

Just the ticket, perfect

The story cheered me up every time I listened to it, the narrator was excellent, 'will have more of that!'

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  • Ally
  • 08-07-16

So entertaining <br />

I loved the TV show now I love the books. They have more in them.