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  1. says:

    This started off so promisingly with snarky but charming British banter about France's little annoying idiosyncrasies that anyone who has spent any time in France can appreciate The main character a British twenty something chronicles his year living in France while working for a corrupt corporate sleaze bag who wants help marketing tea rooms in Paris It turns out that the main character is also a sleaze bag AND a whinge cow as he so aptly

  2. says:

    You know what? I'm a French woman and apparently I lack a sense of humourSee I can admit that we French are far from perf

  3. says:

    I picked this up in the train station at Charles de Gaulle airport a few minutes before my flight was cancelled and I was forced to spend another day in Paris almost a year ago Tough life right?I never read it thoughDon't know why but last week I felt an urge to pick it up Read it in about 26 hours couldn't put it downIf you have no knowledge of the French France or French it might not be terribly interestin

  4. says:

    In the front of this book it says A Year in the Merde is an almost true account of things that may or may not have happened to him Stephen in the ten years he has lived in France depending on who is asking the uestion So it'

  5. says:

    Never been to France? Never plan to go? If you want a truly insulting xenophobic experience of French Culture then read this book Otherwise you could run into the middle of the Champs Elysées and scream in your

  6. says:

    This book inspired me to create a new bookshelf entitled not worth finishing I RARELY start a book and don't finish itand it was probably just my mind set of having several other books I preferred to read over this oneand the fact th

  7. says:

    This book is one of the best friends I have met recently One of those friends you need because only they really understand you It is really funny and an very accurate portrait of French goofiness I don't know how

  8. says:

    UPDATE This book was one of the worse ones I've read recently Not much humor and the attempts at it are pathetic To be fair I did uit halfway through but the misogyny just got to be too much I did get some good tips on ordering at a French cafe howeverI picked up the French translation of this book at the airport in Paris two days ago titled God Save La France for some reason It's the story of a 20 something Brit who doesn't spe

  9. says:

    I read this book at the airport on my way home from france and i couldn't stop laughingit's very clever and extremelly laugh out loud funny

  10. says:

    A YEAR IN THE MERDE is the almost true account of the author’s adventures as an expat in Paris Based loosely on his own experiences and with names changed to “avoid embarrassment possible legal action and to prevent the author’s legs being broken by someone in a Yves Saint Laurent suit or uite possibly a Christian Di

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A Year in the Merde

An urban antidote in the PDF #8608 to A Year in Provence Stephen Clarke's book is a laugh out loud account of a year in the life of an expat in Paris for Francophiles and Francophobes alikeA Year in the Merde is the almost true account of the author's adventures as an expat in Paris Based on A Year PDFEPUB or his own experiences and with names changed to avoid embarrassment possible legal action and to prevent the author's legs being broken by someone in a Yves Saint Laurent suit the book is narrated by Paul West a twenty seven year old Brit who is brought to Paris by a French company to open a Y. I picked this up in the train station at Charles de Gaulle airport a few minutes before my flight was cancelled and I was forced to spend another day in Paris almost a year ago Tough life rightI never read it thoughDon t know why but last week I felt an urge to pick it up Read it in about 26 hours couldn t put it downIf you have no knowledge of the French France or French it might not be terribly interesting If however you ve spent a significant portion of your life dealing with studying or learning them respectively you might be as entertained by it as I wasWithin 2 hours of finishing it I d purchased the seuel

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He best out of the grumpiest Parisian waiter how to survive a French business meeting and how not to buy a house in the French countrysideThe author originally wrote A Year in the Merde just for fun and self published it in France in an English language edition Weeks later it had become a word of mouth hit for expats and the French alike With translation rights now sold in eleven countries and already a bestseller in the UK and France Stephen Clarke is clearly a Bill Bryson or a Peter Mayle for a whole new generation of readers who can never uite decide whether they love or love to hate the Frenc. I read this book at the airport on my way home from france and i couldn t stop laughingit s very clever and extremelly laugh out loud funny The 7 Components of Transformative Organizing Theory rights now sold in eleven countries and already a bestseller in the UK and France Stephen Clarke is clearly a Bill Bryson or a Peter Mayle for a whole new generation of The Big Golden Book of Poetry readers who can never uite decide whether they love or love to hate the Frenc. I

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Ear in the PDFEPUB #192 chain of British tea rooms He must manage of a group of lazy grumbling French employees maneuver around a treacherous Parisian boss while lucking into a succession of lusty girlfriends one of whom happens to be the boss's morally challenged daughter He soon becomes immersed in the contradictions of French culture the French are not all cheese eating surrender monkeys though they do eat a lot of smelly cheese and they are still in shock at being stupid enough to sell Louisiana thus losing the chance to make French the global language The book will also tell you how to get t. In the front of this book it says A Year in the Merde is an almost true account of things that may or may not have happened to him Stephen in the ten years he has lived in France depending on who is asking the uestion So it s not truly nonfiction and is classified as fiction Stephen has written a few books about the main character Paul West and his almost true adventuresI wasn t impressed I tend to agree with the other reviewers commentsAnna wrote It did not surprise me when I read that Clarke had self published the book since some of the sentences are painfully unedited and juvenile Clarke has the mind of a twelve year old homophobemisogynist and half of the book is dedicated to oogling boobies and making shit jokes One of his sentences pg 64 when describing a string of prostitutes is if I hadn t been so terrified of AIDS I could have let myself be swept into a tide of sexSue wrote This was embarrassingly bad as well as being xenophobic and sexistAlienor wrote Because there s only so many misogynists s craps I can take and if I read another sentence implying that French women are sluts and teases I almost forgot andor a description of cleavage I m gonna lose itTerri wrote He was just a snarky I m better than you type Brit He didn t truly bother to learn the language before he went or understand THEIR culture he preferred to make fun of it versus understand it Oh and as much as he makes fun of everything Frenchhe certainly doesn t mind ogling or trying to bed the French womenand so forth and so on1 Star Yuck I wish I hadn t wasted my time reading it The Numbers Game rooms He must manage of a group of lazy grumbling French employees maneuver around a treacherous Parisian boss while lucking into a succession of lusty girlfriends one of whom happens to be the boss's morally challenged daughter He soon becomes immersed in the contradictions of French culture the French are not all cheese eating surrender monkeys though they do eat a lot of smelly cheese and they are still in shock at being stupid enough to sell Louisiana thus losing the chance to make French the global language The book will also tell you how to get t. In the front of this book it says A Year in the Merde is an almost true account of things that may or may not have happened to him Stephen in the ten years he has lived in France depending on who is asking the uestion So it s not truly nonfiction and is classified as fiction Stephen has written a few books about the main character Paul West and his almost true adventuresI wasn t impressed I tend to agree with the other Tall man riding. reviewers commentsAnna wrote It did not surprise me when I The 7 Components of Transformative Organizing Theory read that Clarke had self published the book since some of the sentences are painfully unedited and juvenile Clarke has the mind of a twelve year old homophobemisogynist and half of the book is dedicated to oogling boobies and making shit jokes One of his sentences pg 64 when describing a string of prostitutes is if I hadn t been so terrified of AIDS I could have let myself be swept into a tide of sexSue wrote This was embarrassingly bad as well as being xenophobic and sexistAlienor wrote Because there s only so many misogynists s craps I can take and if I The Big Golden Book of Poetry read another sentence implying that French women are sluts and teases I almost forgot andor a description of cleavage I m gonna lose itTerri wrote He was just a snarky I m better than you type Brit He didn t truly bother to learn the language before he went or understand THEIR culture he preferred to make fun of it versus understand it Oh and as much as he makes fun of everything Frenchhe certainly doesn t mind ogling or trying to bed the French womenand so forth and so on1 Star Yuck I wish I hadn t wasted my time

  • Hardcover
  • 276
  • A Year in the Merde
  • Stephen Clarke
  • English
  • 01 January 2017
  • 9781582345918

About the Author: Stephen Clarke

Stephen Clarke is in the PDF ↠ the bestselling author of seven books of fiction and nonfiction that satirize the peculiarities of French culture In he self published A Year in the Merde a comic novel skewering contemporary French society The novel was an instant success and has led to numerous follow ups including Dial M A Year PDF/EPUB or for Merde Years of Annoying the French and Paris Revealed.