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  • Paperback
  • 336
  • The Olive Farm A Memoir of Life Love and Olive Oil in the South of France
  • Carol Drinkwater
  • English
  • 20 May 2017
  • 9780142001301

10 thoughts on “The Olive Farm A Memoir of Life Love and Olive Oil in the South of France

  1. says:

    It begins with her spoiled progeny whining because they don’t have a swimming poolright now The tone is setMore lifestyle porn Jesus another A Year in Provence Under the Tuscan Sun esue memoir of an over privileged hack who buys an old place in a foreign land and fixes it up She makes it appear in this book th

  2. says:

    This memoir ranks up there as one of my favorites of the year The author is the actress who played Helen Herriot on the BBC TV production of All Creatures Great and Small By her own admission she isn't a calm person At times in the writing you can sense that she is a little dramatic in her behavior but overall

  3. says:

    I started off this story with somewhat mixed feelings not sure it was my kind of story but very uickly I came to enjoy Carol Drinkwater's gentle writing style The story is fascinating her journey to southern France with her partner Michel and their efforts to turn an abandoned estate and olive farm into their dream home

  4. says:

    The Olive Farm was a feast for the senses Drinkwater's descriptions are so vivid that you are transported to Provence with its blue skies fragrant fruits and flowers and rocky soil Drinkwater has a love affair with the land and a love affair with a Frenchman both of which are excellent fodder for a story It was an easy and very e

  5. says:

    It was okay and I liked it enough to bump up my rating to three stars but this book will be DNF for me Nothing against the author or the story as far as I went but I got enough out of the story that I just cannot pick it up again I am

  6. says:

    Carol Drinkwater's account of bringing an olive farm in the south of France back to life is so rich in detail and characterization that I feel as though I am experiencing it with her Her prose draws me in and holds my attention so pow

  7. says:

    It was a sappy memoir of her life and the drama she has with the farm If you are expecting to read about the farm and its transforma

  8. says:

    Loved itWant to move to France

  9. says:

    I thoroughly enjoyed this memoir about an actress and her fiance buying an abandoned villa and its overgrown grounds full of olive trees Drinkwater writes so colorfully about her experiences transporting the reader to this beautiful region It's similar in its angle foreigner in foreign land; the uirky country people run do

  10. says:

    Guys I think we all have a place that we dream about living out our days in It might be a beach with an umbrella drink in our hands a huge bookstore with big comfy chairs or a gorgeous mountain vista For me I think I want peace and uiet I love love love city living right now but eventually I'd love a slower pace

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The Olive Farm A Memoir of Life Love and Olive Oil in the South of France

Ous personalities petty bureaucracies and extraordinary wildlife From the glamour of Cannes and the Isles of Leacuterins to the charm of her own small plot of land which she transforms from overgrown weeds into a thriving farm The Olive Kindle Drinkwater triumphantly relates how she realized her dream of a peaceful meaningful life A fantasy come true as it will be for many o. The Olive Farm was a feast for the senses Drinkwater s descriptions are so vivid that you are transported to Provence with its blue skies fragrant fruits and flowers and rocky soil Drinkwater has a love affair with the land and a love affair with a Frenchman both of which are excellent fodder for a story It was an easy and very enjoyable read

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When Carol Drinkwater and her Farm A PDFEPUB #192 fiancé cute Michel are given the opportunity to purchase ten acres of an abandoned olive farm in the South of France they find the region's splendor impossible to resist Using their entire savings as a down payment the couple embark on an adventure that brings them in contact with the charming countryside of Provence its uerul. This memoir ranks up there as one of my favorites of the year The author is the actress who played Helen Herriot on the BBC TV production of All Creatures Great and Small By her own admission she isn t a calm person At times in the writing you can sense that she is a little dramatic in her behavior but overall I was surprised by how calm the book is By calm I don t mean boring but its not a page by page accounting of an actresses harried lifelove affairs and narcissism Instead it is a well written entertaining account of the purchase of an olive farm in the South of France Drinkwater captures the culture and beauty of France and mirrors it with her lovely prose I hope to read some of her other books as well45 stars Geschichten aus Latexia entire savings as a down payment the couple Mating Flight embark on an adventure that brings them in contact with the charming countryside of Provence its uerul. This memoir ranks up there as one of my favorites of the year The author is the actress who played Helen Herriot on the BBC TV production of All Creatures Great and Small By her own admission she isn t a calm person At times in the writing you can sense that she is a little dramatic in her behavior but overall I was surprised by how calm the book is By calm I don t mean boring but its not a page by page accounting of an actresses harried lifelove affairs and narcissism Instead it is a well written Road-map to the Indians Treasure entertaining account of the purchase of an olive farm in the South of France Drinkwater captures the culture and beauty of France and mirrors it with her lovely prose I hope to read some of her other books as well45 stars

Summary The Olive Farm A Memoir of Life Love and Olive Oil in the South of France

F the readers who yearn to experience the magic of southern France Austin Chronicle Good hud and well written The Washington Post Book World Following Drinkwater's engaging story is like driving the hairpin turns that climb the hills above the French Riviera the views are breathtaking the blind curves frightening and the safe arrival to the top a joyous relief Library Journal.. It was a sappy memoir of her life and the drama she has with the farm If you are expecting to read about the farm and its transformation this is not the book for you which is a pity because it could ve been done with this book I wish someone would write a memoir of a place where the place is the center of the story


About the Author: Carol Drinkwater

Carol Drinkwater is an Anglo Farm A PDF/EPUB À Irish actress author and filmmaker.