Teaser Tuesday is a weekly event in which participants share excerpts from their current reads: the host is Should Be Reading.
Only a handful of the French population — one recent estimate puts it at 10 percent — goes to church on a regular basis. “The fact of it is,” said Monsieur Farigoule, the retired schoolmaster who gives regular dissertations from his perch by the village bar on the worsening state of the world, “the plain fact of it is that the religion of the French is food. And wine, of course.” He tapped his empty glass with a fingernail to indicate that he might be persuaded to take a refill.
p. 22, French Lessons: Adventures with Knife, Fork, and Corkscrew. Meter Mayle
Oh, look, I found yet another book to add to my set of French-themed readings…