By Piu Marie Eatwell
They devour Horses, do not They?:The fact in regards to the French tells you what existence in France is basically like. Do the French consume horses? Do French ladies naked all at the seashore? what's a bidet particularly used for?
In this hilarious and informative booklet, Piu Marie Eatwell unearths the reality at the back of forty-five myths in regards to the French, from the notorious horsemeat banquets of the 19th century that encouraged an irrepressible rumor, to breaking down our long-held ideals approximately French background and society (the French are a kingdom of cheese-eating quit monkeys, right?).
Eatwell lived in France for a few years and made the main of lengthy French weekends, prolonged vacations, and paid time without work to take a seat on French seashores, evaluation the sexual attract of the French women and men round her, and, in fact, experiment café menus for horses and frogs. consequently, They devour Horses, do not They? unearths a desirable photo of historic and modern France—a state that has either replaced notably within the twenty-first century, yet but nonetheless keeps a lot of the secret, romance, and attract that has seduced foreigners for many years. fact, as continuously, is stranger than fiction. . . .
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They Eat Horses, Don't They?: The Truth About the French by Piu Marie Eatwell