Letters From Languedoc
In this engaging epistolary memoir, Howard Burton describes his early experiences of moving with his family to a medieval hilltop village called Le Pouget in Languedoc after years of running Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Canada. The Languedoc region is sometimes referred to as the "real South of France"- thanks to its largely unspoilt, breathtakingly-beautiful countryside, traditional wine-making villages and slower pace of life.
This delightful book details what it is really like to move to France and try to build up a new life in a culture that Howard and his family thought they were familiar with until they encountered countless surprises, some positive and some negative... In addition, Howard provides a hilarious dose of social commentary on the very unique political and educational system in France.
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