The French House (30 of 50)

Nathanael Yellis By Nathanael Yellis • Last Updated May 18, 2021

Don't read a masterpiece like this when you're on vacation. Just don't do it. As you smell and taste summers and early autumns in the French Atlantic coast, you'll think that buying a summer cottage is a good idea. And why wouldn't it be, in August when you're in Maine for a long week?

The French House: An American Family, a Ruined Maison, and the Village That Restored Them AllThe French House: An American Family, a Ruined Maison, and the Village That Restored Them All by Don Wallace
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Can a village be a character? As any good urbanist will tell you, yes obviously and necessarily.

This village is a good character in a well-written memoir.



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