Bordeaux (Aquitaine, France)

Dark Summer in Bordeaux

Author: Allan Massie

Publisher: Quartet Books (UK)


Category: Bordeaux (Aquitaine, France)

Page: 246

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With his son's safe return, Superintendent Lannes and his wife can, at last, have some joy amid the grim reality of Vichy France. Not that the unexplained murders seem to have stopped. This is the second volume in a trilogy, following Death in Bordeaux.
Sports & Recreation

Cycling the Canal de la Garonne

Author: Declan Lyons



Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 192

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A guidebook for cycling France's Canal de la Garonne, describing 290km of cycle route from Bordeaux to Toulouse, where it connects with the Canal du Midi. Describes a 135km excursion to the Atlantic Ocean, with detours to many historical towns and villages along the route. With information on accommodation, facilities and cycle shops on route.
English essays

Life & Letters

Author: Allan Massie

Publisher: Quartet Books (UK)


Category: English essays

Page: 201

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Regular readers of the Spectator will need no introduction to these seductive literary musings from one of Great Britain's finest literary minds, in the famous 'back-end' of that most prestigious publication.

Lonely Planet Pocket Bordeaux

Author: Lonely Planet

Publisher: Lonely Planet


Category: Travel


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Lonely Planet: The world’s number one travel guide publisher* Lonely Planet’s Pocket Bordeaux is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore the complex world of wine at La Cité du Vin, reflect at the Miroir d’Eau and gorge on fine food, art and architecture – all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Bordeaux and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet’s Pocket Bordeaux: Full-colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Free, convenient pull-out map (included in print version), plus over 15 colour neighbourhood maps User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time Covers Saint-Pierre, Saint-Paul & the Triangle d’Or, Saint-Seurin & Fondaudège, Saint-Michel & Capucins-Victoire, Chartrons, Bassin à Flot & Bacalan, La Bastide, St-Emilion, and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet’s Pocket Bordeaux is our colourful, easy to use and handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, providing on-the-go assistance for those seeking the best sights and experiences on a short visit or weekend away. Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet’s France guide for an in-depth look at all the country has to offer. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world’s number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we’ve printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You’ll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, nine international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more. ‘Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.’ – New York Times ‘Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.’ – Fairfax Media (Australia) *Source: Nielsen BookScan: Australia, UK, USA, 5/2016-4/2017 Important Notice: The digital edition of this book may not contain all of the images found in the physical edition.


Author: Robert M Parker

Publisher: Simon and Schuster


Category: Cooking

Page: 1244

View: 437

A revised edition provides alphabetical producer lists, a vintage catalog, the author's signature rating system, accessible commentary, and detailed tasting notes, in a resource complemented by a glossary of wine terms and consumer price points. 60,000 first printing.


Author: Virginia. Dept. of Agriculture and Immigration





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