17 May 2018, The Tablet

Adam Thorpe, author of Ulverton, celebrates life in a corner of provincial France


Adam Thorpe, author of Ulverton, celebrates life in a corner of provincial France

Anduze at the foot the the Cévennes mountains.
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Adam Thorpe’s book on life in the Cévennes countryside and, in between times, in the heart of Nîmes … is beautifully written, full of wisdom about the balance struck by humanity and the natural world between “ephemerality and permanence”, and chock-full of wonderful characters and anecdotes.

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