All Good Things: From Paris To Tahiti: Life And Longing
All Good Things: From Paris to Tahiti: Life and Longing
In this lushly written follow-up to Almost French, Sarah Turnbull explores a new paradise: Tahiti.
Having shared her story in her bestselling memoir, Almost French, Australian writer Sarah Turnbull seemed to have had more than her fair share of dreams come true. While Sarah went on to carve out an idyllic life in Paris with her husband, Frédéric, there was still one dream she was beginning to fear might be impossible—starting a family. Then out of the blue an opportunity to embark on another adventure offered a new beginning—and new hope. Leaving behind life in the world’s most romantic and beautiful city was never going to be easy. But it helps when your destination is another paradise on earth: Tahiti.
As warm and welcoming as slipping into the lagoon for a morning swim, the latest journey of former Australian journalist Turnbull unfurls with the same charm as her popular Almost French (2003). Turnbull and her French husband relocate from Paris to Tahiti for his job, in the midst of arduous fertility treatments to try to have a child. The culture clashes continue, both inside and...