The Vintage Caper

The Vintage Caper

Large Print - 2009
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Set in Hollywood, Paris, Bordeaux, and Marseille, Mayle's newest and most delightful work is filled with culinary delights, sumptuous wines, and colorful characters.
Publisher: Detroit, MI : Gale Cengage Learning, 2009
Edition: Large print ed
ISBN: 9781410421173
Branch Call Number: LGP FIC Mayl
Characteristics: 293p. ; 22 cm

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MAXWHELAN
Aug 24, 2017

My husband enjoyed this (he knows all about wine) and when he told me the plot I thought I'd like to read it!

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mammothhawk229e
Mar 25, 2017

Reads like Lovejoy or McGee lite.
Not a bad book by author outside his comfort zone.
Best as summer reading.

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glendabaker
Jun 29, 2014

A light, quick read: there is lots of info about good French wine and food. The characters are few and stereotypic, so this is a good alternative to reading a romance.

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2314joni
Jun 07, 2014

A light, quick read involving a possible insurance scam.

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4ntrvlr
Aug 22, 2012

A charming summer read for the francophile. The plot is lively and the characters charming but pretty stereotypical and not complex. As there is travel thriugh France you get the vicarious enjoyment of the descriptions of the meals and wine. A fun light read.

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imgrimey
Jun 03, 2012

Mayle hit his peak with the Provence experiences but proves to be a bland, mundane novelist relying on his early success to sell these mindless tales.
Your second or third re-read of "A Year In Provence" will be much more entertaining than opening this one.

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Tea4MeTYVM
Dec 09, 2010

Amusing L.A. character description with a fun, light-hearted, predictable plot.

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EmilyEm
Feb 06, 2010

Sam Levitt, con man turned good guy, is hired to uncover the truth about the theft of some high priced French wine. It's a good first effort in the mystery genre with lots of good food and wine consumed as you'd expect from a book written by Peter Mayle. There are some good twists and turns in this caper.

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