The Debt to Pleasure
First Edition (first U.S. printing). The first novel by the author of MR. PHILLIPS and FRAGRANT HARBOUR, the story of a man's life (and sinister character) revealed through his love of various foods. Fine/Fine. Inscribed by Lanchester on the title page, as follows: "To Karen with thanks and best wishes from John Lanchester 27iii97.". N° de réf. du libraire 50172
A propos du livre :
Critique: A gorgeous, dark, and sensuous book that is part cookbook, part novel, part eccentric philosophical treatise, reminiscent of perhaps the greatest of all books on food, Jean-Anthelme Brillat Savarin's The Physiology of Taste. Join Tarquin Winot as he embarks on a journey of the senses, regaling us with his wickedly funny, poisonously opinionated meditations on everything from the erotics of dislike to the psychology of a menu, from the perverse history of the peach to the brutalization of the palate, from cheese as "the corpse of milk" to the binding action of blood.
Titre : The Debt to Pleasure
Éditeur : Henry Holt
Date d'édition : 1996
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat du livre : Fine
Etat de la jaquette : Fine
Signé : Signed by Author
Edition : 1st Edition.
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