The Olive Season by Carol Drinkwater

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See 5 Critic Reviews

unrated

Synopsis

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
 

About Carol Drinkwater

See more books from this Author
Carol Drinkwater is a critically acclaimed actress. Among her many stage and screen performances, she is probably most widely known for her portrayal of Helen Herriot in the BBC adaptation of James Herriot's All Creatures Great and Small.
 
Published May 25, 2004 by Overlook. 230 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Travel, Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

Unrated Critic Reviews for The Olive Season

Kirkus Reviews

See more reviews from this publication

Once she gets back to her Provençal olive farm, the scene is all juniper and lavender and a baby on the way, with plenty of ripe prose: “The sun is rising into honeydew clouds that drift out of sight.” Then she moves on to the obligatory, endless fencing with the French bureaucracy (Drinkwater an...

| Read Full Review of The Olive Season

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

Following in the footsteps of bestselling authors Peter Mayle (A Year in Provence) and Frances Mayes (Under the Tuscan Sun), Drinkwater has written a memoir of her flight to the good life in southern France.

| Read Full Review of The Olive Season

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

Striking a lovely balance of memoir, travelogue and olive-growing how-to, Drinkwater (The Olive Farm) delivers a richly textured account of her enviable life in southern France.

| Read Full Review of The Olive Season

The Telegraph

There are few better portraits of the different worlds - farmers and water-diviners, crooks and Euro-trash, Algerians and wearying officialdom - that intersect to create the Côte d'Azur.

Jul 12 2003 | Read Full Review of The Olive Season

Curious Book Fans

The Olive Season is the second in Carol Drinkwater’s series of autobiographical books about life in the South of France, and the trials and tribulations that come with running an olive farm and doing up and old villa.

Aug 27 2010 | Read Full Review of The Olive Season

Reader Rating for The Olive Season
92%

An aggregated and normalized score based on 22 user ratings from iDreamBooks & iTunes


Rate this book!

Add Review
×