A Birthday Lunch

Author(s): Martin Walker
Original Publish Date: Mar 19, 2019
Product Number: EB00751849
Released: Mar 19, 2019
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781984897640
Publisher: Vintage
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When not solving mysteries in his beloved little town of St. Denis, Bruno, the chief of police, likes to cook and share his meals with local guests and dear friends. For his friend Florence's birthday, Bruno is preparing a surprise. But, like much else in St. Denis, it's a communal effort, and one that Bruno pulls off with a little help from the countryside and the town. He finds an ancient hand axe in the ground during his morning run with his dog Balzac—it will make a spectacular gift—picks up newspapers for wrapping by the medical center, and gathers fresh nettles from by his chicken coop and thyme from his garden for soup and garnish. It'll be the perfect day for Bruno and his guests to celebrate their collective history. A Vintage Shorts original. An ebook short.

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