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Faber Book of Food By Edited by Colin Spencer

Faber Book of Food
by Edited by Colin Spencer

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An anthology of food writing, plundered from novels, memoirs and diaries, travel and recipe books, lectures, essays and philosophy. The book spans the pleasures of the table, culinary disasters, rivalry and snobbery, pretension and generosity, from Babylonian times to the present day.
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Faber Book of Food by Edited by Colin Spencer

Intended for both the bedside table and the kitchen, this is an anthology of food writing from the classic to the curious, reflecting not merely gastronomic pleasures but also the lack of them. Aiming to illuminate readers' understanding of food and eating, the editors have plundered novels, memoirs and diaries, travel and recipe books, lectures, essays and philosophy. The book spans the pleasures of the table, culinary disasters, rivalry and snobbery, pretension and generosity, from Babylonian times to the present day.

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GOR002193817
Faber Book of Food by Edited by Colin Spencer
Edited by Colin Spencer
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Faber & Faber
1996-11-20
576
0571178871
9780571178872
N/A
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