La Vie en Prose

Travellers tales and holiday reading, memorable meals and unforgettable characters, You can be in France before you leave home. 

The Languedoc Bookshop

is a one-stop shop for stocking up on your holiday reading, often with up to 25% off high street prices on some titles. Guidebooks,maps and foodie guides for the journey through France; lazy escapism with best-sellers and old favourites for the grown-ups and the kids alike; and lots of help for you to brush up on your language skills - our Speak French shelves has disctionaries, phrase books and language courses for adults, and lots of fun stuff for the kids, from a first word colouring book to Harry Potter in French. Don't forget our Property & Living section should you take the plunge and own your own slice of France. And new in 2011... browse a selection of books for your Kindle


Guidebooks from  Lonely Planet, Rough Guides, imprint illyria, Michelin and the AA. Travel writing from Robert Louis Stevenson to Rick Stein.

Gault Millau and Michelin restaurant & hotel bibles, Top series guides to the country and regions and great classic and contemporary travel writing.

AA, Berlitz, IGN, Michelin - all the maps you need for France and the region - atlases and fold out versions. Many at huge discounts.

We've Elizabeth David Mediterranean classics and Burton Race's dishes of the hinterland. The best recipes, food and wine stories from France.

Whether house-hunting, renovating, or styling your house, dealing with estate agents, builders, schools or the town hall - essential handbooks.

Dictionaries and phrase books, easy language courses, guides to menu speak and current slang. And audio CDs for practising in the car!

Cool games for young travellers, fun stories, songs and French versions of kids favourites from Cinderella to Harry Potter.

The newest bestsellers, fiction and autobiography, plus favourite authors from Dan Brown to Agatha Christie, John Le Carre to Peter Mayle.

From Athur Ransome to Anthony Horowitz, Stephanie Meyer's vampires to Blyton's vintage adventures, Harry Potter to Horrid Henry.

Beat the airlines on baggage rules and download a guidebook or two and some comfort reading - direct to your Kindle e-reader.  Buy your Kindle online today - we have them at £111 and £152. UK delivery free. CHECK OUT THE 99p DEALS AT THE KINDLE STORE