December 12, 2014

the truth about the French ( a book review)

Our love-hate relationship with the French and all things French has inspired writer Piu Marie Eatwell {I know, she has an interesting name } to write this fun book, "They Eat Horses, Don't They?", that looks at the myths and stereotypes that we associate with the French.  Any Francophile can appreciate the subtle humor and irony in this book.  Eatwell looks at such things as fashion, food, marriage, manners and the City of Light itself, Paris.  I bought a few copies this year to give to some friends who love anything French.   This book is also loaded with fabulous quotes by some famous French glitterati.  Here are a couple of my favorites…


au revoir! Fabiana

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