Vive le Livre Book Club (Page 2)

Our Vive le Livre (Long Live the Book) Book Club is a celebration of books, as we simply love to read and would like to share. Our Book Club offerings give a particular focus  on those topics dear to Pumpjack & Piddlewick’s hearts ~ France and/or the French, wine making and animal antics. We recommend books, old and new, classique and nouveau, all enjoyed by Pumpjack & Piddlewick. We will not be reviewing or offering books we didn’t enjoy and consequently can’t recommend to you. That is just a waste of time, in our book. However, as an online Club, we invite you to comment, agree, disagree, and recommend books you think we would like. We’re always open to new reads.

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Read a good book this weekend recommended by Vive le Livre Book Club at PumpjackPiddlewick

So you like to visit France. Maybe you are even thinking of buying a place here. Maybe you already have. And yet, maybe, though you love the country, you just don’t get ‘the French’. Like why don’t the French smile? Why, when driving, do they feel the need to driveRead More →

Read a good book this weekend recommended by Vive le Livre Book Club at PumpjackPiddlewick

As a partner in wine, I am always on the lookout for lovely little reads about the fermented grape. This time we are in Tuscany for a little sun and plonk, (how many words can you think of for wine?) as we recommend Cooking with Frenet Branca by James Hamilton-Paterson.Read More →

Read a good book this weekend recommended by Vive le Livre Book Club at PumpjackPiddlewick

This is an animal lovers must read, particularly for you dog lovers out there. Plague Dogs is by the author of Watership Dow. A little known book (in comparison) by Richard Adams, it is one to pull the heart strings. I can guarantee you will be rooting aloud as theRead More →

Read a good book this weekend recommended by Vive le Livre Book Club at PumpjackPiddlewick

It isn’t all about France, France, France here. In fact, for us, it’s often more about Cluck, Quack, Meow and Woof. So, we are taking the path less traveled today and our Vive le Livre Book Club is recommending a lovely and humourous book about Backyard Chickens called Mucky Cluckers,Read More →