Périgueux – the main setting for my next novel. Deeper Colors coming in 2016.


DeeperColors book cover dec 08 author on bottomPérigueux – the main setting for my next novel – Deeper Colors

Begin the journey here.

The ‘capital’ of the Dordogne department is set towards the north of the region. Many miles from the Dordogne River, it is actually found on the Isle River.

The town has been in existence since neolithic times, and later became an important Roman centre. The town suffered a great deal in the Middle Ages through the Hundred Years War and other conflicts in the region, then had a ‘rebirth’ – and much construction in the town dates from this time – in the 16th century. From the 18th century onwards, Perigueux continues to be an important centre for the region.

 

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