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Club Of Angels By Luis Fernando Verissimo

Club Of Angels by Luis Fernando Verissimo

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There were ten of them in the dining club, and Daniel was thrilled to have recruited Lucidio to cook their monthly dinner. But the ten gourmets quickly became nine when Abel succumbed after a second helping of beef bourguignon. Thereafter, trips to the cemetry became rather too predictable.

Club Of Angels Summary

Club Of Angels by Luis Fernando Verissimo

With the knowledge that every mouthful may be your last comes a special flavor, an added piquancy, that is hard to resist. Not for nothing is gluttony a deadly sin. At first there were ten of them. Once the gilded youth of their city, they would meet each month to dine fabulously and celebrate their friendship and singularity. But 20 years on, the world is not as impressed with them as they anticipated. Indignant girlfriends, distrustful wives, bankruptcy, divorce and death have weakened their bond - until Daniel meets Lucidio. In his new friend Daniel thinks he has found the recipe to reinvigorate their meetings. Lucidio is mysteriously taciturn but in the privacy of Daniel's kitchen, his genius recreates their favourite dishes as a gastronomic experience like no other. One helping is never enough. Particularly for a group that have always wanted more ...

Club Of Angels Reviews

"As light and tasty as only the best souffles" Luiz Chagas, Istoe; "An ironic comment on a Brazil gone wrong" Carlos Graieb, Veja

About Luis Fernando Verissimo

Luis Fernando Verissimo is one of Brazil's most popular writers thanks to his satirical columns in the national weekly Veja. He is also a celebrated novelist and cartoonist. Margaret Jull Costa has translated the work of the Portuguese writers Jose Saramago, Eca de Quieroz, Fernando Pessoa and Lidia Jorge, and a number of the most notable Spanish authors.

Additional information

GOR001871320
9781860468674
1860468675
Club Of Angels by Luis Fernando Verissimo
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Vintage Publishing
2001-09-28
144
N/A
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