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Driving Over Lemons: An Optimist in Andalucia - Lemons Trilogy (Paperback)
  • Driving Over Lemons: An Optimist in Andalucia - Lemons Trilogy (Paperback)

Driving Over Lemons: An Optimist in Andalucia - Lemons Trilogy (Paperback)

Paperback Published: 04/06/2009
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Chris, eternal optimist and itinerant sheep shearer, moves with his wife Ana to a mountain farm in Las Alpujarras, an oddball region in the south of Spain. Misadventures gleefully unfold as Chris discovers that the owner has no intention of leaving and meets their neighbours, an engaging mix of peasant farmers and shepherds, New Age travellers and ex-pats. Their daughter Chloe is born, linking them irrevocably to their new life. The hero of the piece, however, is the farm itself - a patch of mountain studded with olive, almond and lemon groves, sited on the wrong side of a river, with no access road, water supply or electricity. Could life offer much better than that?

Publisher: Sort of Books
ISBN: 9780956003805

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