English expat author Stephen Clarke read from his latest book, "Merde Happens", third in the "Year in the Merde" series (the second was "Merde, Actually", or "In the Merde for Love" in the US) yesterday (Canada Day, FYI) at the Abbey Bookstore, which celebrates its 18th anniversary this month. In this novel, the somewhat clueless English "hero" Paul West takes his French girlfriend on a tour of the United States…
If you didn’t get your Canada Day fix on Sunday, join us next weekend for the Canadian Club hike and Champagne tasting through the vineyards in and around Reims (Champagne region). See the calendar for more info.
Abbey Books owner Brian introduces Stephen Clarke,
who shoots an evil eye at the looming rainclouds.
Reading from "Merde Happens".