This travelogue combines the author's portraits of Aix-en-Provence and Marseilles, creating not only a celebration of these two highly individual towns, but also a description of French food, French manners and the French people themselves. M.F.K.Fisher has also written "As They Were, With Bold Knife and Fork", "A Cordial Water" and "The Art of Eating".
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This memoir of the French provincial capital of Aix-en-Provence is, as the author tells us, "my picture, my map, of a place and therefore of myself...just as much of its reality is based on my own shadows, my inventions." A vibrant and perceptive profile of the kinship between a person and a place.
A Considerable Town
M.F.K. Fisher scans the centuries to reveal the ancient sources that clarify the Marseille of today and the indestructible nature of its people A delightful journey filtered through the senses of a profound writer.
'Two Towns In Provence' bring together M.F.K. Fisher's classic and unforgettable portraits of Aix-en-Provence and Marseille.
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Book Description VINTAGE, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0099442655
Book Description VINTAGE, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 99442655