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A Piano in the Pyrenees: The Ups and Downs of an Englishman in the French Mountains
Hawks, Tony
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판형 Paperback, 307pp.
출판일 Oct 01 2007
출판사 Ebury Press
ISBN-13: 9780091903336
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Author Note
Tony Hawks lives in London. He leads a diverse life and has various ‘jobs’, such as performing stand-up comedy, appearing as a panellist on TV and radio (Have I Got News For You, Just A Minute, I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue), acting, writing, playing tennis, and making music. [Edit review] [Delete review]
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The eagerly awaited hilarious new adventure from bestselling author Tony Hawks.

Inspired by breathtaking views and romantically dreaming of finding love in the mountains, Tony Hawks impulsively buys an idyllic house in the French Pyrenees. And here, he imagines, he will finally fulfil his childhood fantasy of mastering the piano, all the while overlooking spectacular views as the troubles of the world pass him by unnoticed.

However, Tony’s hopelessly ill-prepared stumbling into the world of overseas home ownership is perhaps best read as a useful manual of how not to go about buying a house abroad. He flirts with the removal business in a disastrous attempt to take his piano over to France; foolishly elects to build a swimming pool himself; and he finds himself co-habiting, not with a beautiful French woman, but with his old mate Ron the builder from West London.

Yet as Tony and his small group of friends haplessly attempt to integrate themselves into... [More...] [Edit review] [Delete review]
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“Hugely entertaining.”
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“Funny and irreverent as ever.”
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