The Marseille Caper

The Marseille Caper

Large Print - 2013
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Lawyer and wine connoisseur Sam Levitt's last adventure sent him to the South of France in search of a missing wine collection. He thought it would be a while before he was back, especially with the charms of Elena Morales to keep him in Los Angeles. But when the immensely wealthy Francis Reboul asks him to take a job in Marseille, it's impossible for Sam and Elena to resist. Yet as competition over Marseille's valuable waterfront grows more hotly disputed, Sam, representing Reboul, finds himself right in the middle, with intrigue and danger following closely behind.
Publisher: 2012. ,
Bath, England : 2013. Windsor/Paragon,
Edition: Large print edition
ISBN: 9781471336539
9781471336522
Branch Call Number: LT MAYL

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reeread
Apr 08, 2017

Lighthearted easy read. Money can solve (or create) many problems.

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zipread
Jul 19, 2016

The Marseille Caper --- by --- Peter Mayle.
It isn’t too often that I express strong negative feelings about a book(I hate to pan what anyone's written) but I’m afraid this is one of those times. As far as I’m concerned this little (and thank goodness that its little) book is a waste of paper and library shelf space. Talk about boring. And talk about conspicuous consumption (or description) of garlic, dresses, yachts, and yada, yada, yada. I broke my own fifty page rule (you know, if the book doesn’t grab you in fifty pages, toss it), I went to page 84 --- but then I was caught in the doc tor’s waiting room and what else is there to do? Read a book or read 1947 copies of National Geographic?) Don’t waste your time on this one. Incidentally, author Mayle is resident in Provence: that explains it: too much sun.

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sandfordross
Jun 29, 2016

It is sad that such a talented writer couldn't do something a little better than this. OK as a throw-away paperback but not if you have to purchase it. Ridiculous plot and characters with absolutely no credence as a mystery.

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janwishart
Jun 15, 2016

Slow mystery.

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