Book lovers from around the world have enjoyed reading the escapades of Bruno as he battles the baddies, and enjoys the goodies on offer in the Dordogne, with eleven books now translated into 18 languages.
France Bleu Périgord reports, that Martin Walker was recognised this week for the boost and publicity that his books have brought to the region with a médaille nationale du tourisme échelon or.
Martin Walker said that he loved the Périgord and that he enjoyed sharing his passion for the food, wine and history of the area with his readers.
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