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  • Almost French Love and a New Life in Paris
  • Sarah Turnbull
  • English
  • 21 March 2017
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10 thoughts on “Almost French Love and a New Life in Paris

  1. says:

    Oh dear god can I really bring myself to write a review of this book This has to be honest to goodness one of the worst pieces of writing I have ever had the misfortune to read On so many levelsFirstly we are supposed to believe this person is a professional journalist Well she may be an author but she's no writer I think the editor just h

  2. says:

    The author an Australian television journalist on a whim heads to Paris to stay with a man a French lawyer that she's met only twice The book is billed as a love story though we actually see very little of Frederic her future husband other than brief caricatured appearances after picking her up at the airport h

  3. says:

    The Kindle blurb begins with the statement Before Eat Pray Love there was Almost French I missed that statement Duh to me I did not like Eat Pray Love But here we are anywayI'm not writing a blurb for this journal I'm sharing my opinion of the book It will therefor contain spoilers There are really great points in this book about the French c

  4. says:

    Much much better than the last book I read on Paris The differences were that in the last one most of the major issues facing the author were because of her own stupidity This one she goes into the major cultural differen

  5. says:

    35★ The idea of living in France sounds lovely but in reality I think I’d probably be lucky to manage living

  6. says:

    This story of an Australian woman who meets and falls in love with a Frenchman almost immediately moving to Paris to live with him is a great illustration of what it's like to be an ex patriate particularly coming from a country with a relatively short history and moving to a place with a deep and rich history The culture

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    45 rounded up A vivid and captivating personal account of the author Sarah Turnbull’s seven year life in Paris with her boyfriend Frédéric The two met each other by chance at a party in Romania while 27 year old Sarah from Sydney was taking a one year break in Europe Frédéric extended an invitation to Sarah to visit Paris and stay with him for a fortnight Ça y estSarah decided to take the plunge and start a life in Paris with Fréd

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    This book gets a big fat eh from me I really WANTED to like it It's a memoir of a young Australian woman indeterminately aged who moves to Paris to be with this guy and she ends up staying and discovering true French and Parisian culture Sounds good right I found it hard to identify with the author and never fe

  9. says:

    This is the best I've read so far of the moved to France adjusting to cultural differences genre Sarah the Austr

  10. says:

    Kirsten gave this to me for the plane ride I enjoyed Turnbull's interpretation of life in France I also liked how she was able to find a line between her own traditions and the traditions of her adopted home It was refreshi

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Sarah Turnbull ☆ 8 Read

Almost French Love and a New Life in Paris

Ates the highs and lows of this strange new world from the sophisticated cafés and haute couture fashion houses to the picture postcard French countryside little by little Sarah falls under its spell passionate mysterious infuriating and charged with that French specialty séduction And it becomes her home Almost French is the story of an adventurous heart a maddening city and lov This book gets a big fat eh from me I really WANTED to like it It s a memoir of a young Australian woman indeterminately aged who moves to Paris to be with this guy and she ends up staying and discovering true French and Parisian culture Sounds good right I found it hard to identify with the author and never felt like I was close to her truly understood where she was coming from or found that she was particularly likable All of which I think are important when reading a girly memoir Memoirs are a difficult genre to write and I don t think she ever really got there for me at least although I accept that I am an extremely harsh memoir critic I also felt that the book would have been so much better if ONLY sh

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Harest changes her travel plans forever Acting on impulse she agrees to visit Frédéric in Paris for a week Put a very French Frenchman together with a strong willed Australian girl and the result is some spectacular and often hilarious cultural clashesLanguage is a minefield of misunderstanding and the simple act of buying a baguette is fraught with social danger But as she navig This story of an Australian woman who meets and falls in love with a Frenchman almost immediately moving to Paris to live with him is a great illustration of what it s like to be an ex patriate particularly coming from a country with a relatively short history and moving to a place with a deep and rich history The culture clash is evident and reminded me of my own experience living in Japan a place of long history filled with tradition as an American from a place with a much heterogeneous population and far shorter history I found it comforting to know that many of us have similar experiences wherever we are It was also a great glimpse into life in France

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Before Eat Pray Love there was Almost French'This isn't like me I'm not the sort of girl who crosses continents to meet up with a man she hardly knows Paris hadn't even been part of my travel plan' After backpacking her way around Europe journalist Sarah Turnbull is ready to embark on one last adventure before heading home to Sydney A chance meeting with a charming Frenchman in Buc The author an Australian television journalist on a whim heads to Paris to stay with a man a French lawyer that she s met only twice The book is billed as a love story though we actually see very little of Frederic her future husband other than brief caricatured appearances after picking her up at the airport he effortlessly whips up an elegant lunch setting the table with crystal knife rests and an antiue silver bowl filled with flowers While contemplating the opulent table setting the author makes a profound observation that will be repeated throughout the book This must be how things are done in France We are also treated to such insights as French woman have no female friends due to French cultural pr