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Catastrophe in Le Touquet

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Catastrophe in Le Touquet by Peter Child
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Michel Ronay, a Marseille taxi driver, and his fiance, Josette, head north to Le Touquet to start a new life together. Michel's cousin, Henri, has invited him to start a business providing services to tourists. When they arrive in Le Touquet they are housed in Henri's deceased mother's house which is in need of repairs and Uncle Pascal takes on the work with disastrous results. Meanwhile, Michel meets Madame Christiane, a wealthy customer at Henri's shoe shop and they begin a torrid affair. They rendezvous on the secluded beach or in her luxurious house when her husband is in Paris on business.Michel's attempts to start the new business are fraught with difficulty when Madame Christiane insists on being a partner and Henri absolutely forbids her involvement especially as she has snared Michel into gambling at the Casino. Nevertheless, Michel proceeds and contacts a boat hire concern in Boulogne as well as a coach operator, but everything ends in disaster. After a fight in Henri's office with Madame Christiane's husband and a row with Henri, Michel decides to leave with Josette and return to Marseille.

Author Biography

Peter James Child started his writing career in the 1960's by contributing comedy lines to a USA show called 'FUNNYBIRDS' starring Goldie Hawn and Phyllis Diller. He went on to co-write a comedy series for the BBC entitled 'THE MOTORWAY MEN.' After many years working full time in the automotive paint industry as a technical representative he joined a Government department specialising in vehicle paint finishing. Later he was appointed as a Government Consultant to Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd. and then invited to join Aston Martin as the Quality Control Manager and Chief Test Driver and test drove every vehicle from Production. While he was at Aston Martin he wrote 3 technical books about vehicle paint, which are used in the automotive industry and Technical College's world wide, as well as two books on safe driving. He now concentrates on writing crime novels set in Victorian London and romantic titles. He held a private pilot's licence with a multi engine rating for many years and for relaxation ferried aircraft and pilots to various airfields around the UK.
Release date NZ
February 27th, 2006
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
Imprint
Benbow Publications
Pages
260
Dimensions
127x203x14
ISBN-13
9780954091057
Product ID
1838418

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