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But the other, Lord William Wapping, is an ex-bookmaker who’ll stop at nothing to win the contract—and who has Reboul’s old enemy Jérôme Patrimonio, chair of the committee who’ll be making the decision, in his pocket and the shady connections to undercut his rivals.Oct 01 2012 | Read Full Review of The Marseille Caper
Sam and his girlfriend, Elena, insinuate themselves into a scheme to give their billionaire client, Francois Reboul, familiar to fans of Mayleâs The Vintage Caper, a leg up in the proposed waterfront development, sidestepping the decades-long enmity of Jerome Patrimonio, head of the selection c...Sep 24 2012 | Read Full Review of The Marseille Caper
had stolen them back.” As “The Marseille Caper” opens, Sam is confronted poolside by Reboul at the Chateau Marmont, who is “behaving for all the world like an acquaintance who was trying to be a friend.” Reboul, as it turns out, has a slightly shady business proposition for Sam: to stand in fo...Dec 10 2012 | Read Full Review of The Marseille Caper
"Fans of the Levitt books will need no encouragement to jump in THE MARSEILLE CAPER, and those who are just becoming acquainted with Levitt and Mayle will wonder why they waited until now.Nov 09 2012 | Read Full Review of The Marseille Caper
If you like descriptions of food, people eating and drinking champagne and an attractive portrait of Marseille with bits of plot sprinkled in, then Peter Mayle's new novel, "The Marseille Caper," may be for you.Jan 04 2013 | Read Full Review of The Marseille Caper
What's important is Sam's tromp through Marseille and environs, accompanied by his lover and sometime partner Elena, and their delicious encounters with local characters (an over-eager journalist, a smarmy city official, a couple of bumbling crooks-for-hire, various hangers-on (including "an Amaz...Nov 04 2012 | Read Full Review of The Marseille Caper
With the questionable legality of the adventure—and the threat of some very powerful enemies!—Sam thought it’d be a while before he returned to France, especially with the charms of the beautiful Elena Morales to keep him in Los Angeles.
But when the immensely wealthy Francis Reboul—the v...
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