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Merde Actually 4 editions

Cover of: Merde Actually | Stephen Clarke
About the Book

From the bestselling author of A YEAR IN THE MERDE, the next instalment in the hilarious adventures of Paul West."Edgier than Bryson, hits harder than Mayle' The TimesA year after arriving in France, Englishman Paul West is still struggling with some fundamental questions:What is the best way to scare a gendarme? Why are there no health warnings on French nudist beaches? And is it really polite to sleep with your boss's mistress?Paul opens his English tea room, and mutates (temporarily) into a Parisian waiter; samples the pleasures of typically French hotel-room afternoons; and, on a return visit to the UK, sees the full horror of a British office party through Parisian eyes.Meanwhile, he continues his search for the perfect French mademoiselle. But will Paul find l'amour eternel, or will it all end in merde?MERDE ACTUALLYIn his second comedy of errors, Paul West continues to sabotage the entente cordiale.Author's apology: "I'd just like to say sorry to all the suppository fans out there, because in this book there are no suppositories. There are, however, lots of courgettes, and I see this as progress. Suppositories to courgettes – I think it proves that I'm developing as a writer.' Stephen Clarke

4 editions First published in 2005

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2008, Random House Publishing Group
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Electronic resource in English
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January 1, 2006, Penguin PB CA
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April 3, 2006, Black Swan
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Paperback - New Ed edition
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September 1, 2005, Bantam Press
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