Doesn't the opening paragraph just make you want to find that village, move there, and throw open your own patina'd blue wooden shutters?
I like Bruno enough to have decided to read the backlist--this is the third in the series, and there's a fourth. Fast read, entertaining. Fun. And, I know so, so much more about truffle hunting, the market, etc. than I'll ever use.
I'm soon off to find some of those black diamonds to sniff out and taste.