Talking merde with author Stephen Clarke

EPISODE 11: Stephen Clarke has been writing books about France for almost 15 years.

His first novel A Year in the Merde has become a point of reference for anyone who wants to get an entertaining view of life in Paris. The sequel, Merde Actually, even topped Harry Potter in the UK charts.

He’s here on the Earful Tower to tell us about how it all started and we discuss his latest book Merde in Europe.


Visit Stephen Clarke’s website at

Further listening: 

If you liked this episode, you might just like to hear more authors talking about France and their books. Here’s the Books about Paris section


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