There was the French hotelier who bought both books in French because, he said, so many of his guests said they had come to his inn from the USA, Australia and Germany because they had enjoyed the Bruno books and he wanted to know what the fuss was about.
Lots of German campers appeared with books they had brought with them on holiday, which I duly signed and then stood and smiled for photos with various sunburned Herren und Frauen.
Then in the afternoon, my illustrious local wine cave, Julien de Savignac in Le Bugue, had organised a tasting of Chateau de Tiregand, presented by its owner Francis-Xavier de St Exupery. Over a glass of his splendid 2009 vintage, he told me that coachloads of Germans were coming to his tasting rooms, clutching their copies of my little guide to Perigord (it carries recommendations of several various wines and chateaux).
My thoughtful German publisher has started inserting printed copies of the guide in all my books, and local hoteliers and restaurant owners tell me it’s bringing them lots of business.