A small stone house deep among the olive groves of Liguria, going for the price of a dodgy second-hand car.
Annie Hawes and her sister, on the spot by chance, have no plans whatsoever to move to the Italian Riviera but find naturally that it's an offer they can't refuse.
The laugh is on the Foreign Females who discover that here amongst the hardcore olive farming folk their incompetence is positively alarming.
Not to worry: the thrifty villagers of Diano San Pietro are on the case, and soon plying the Pallid Sisters with advice, ridicule, tall tales and copious hillside refreshments ...
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 352 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 26/04/2001
- Category: Biography: general
- ISBN: 9780140294231
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