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The Devil's Larder
by Jim Crace
A cumulative novel in 64 parts, all on the subject of food. Readers learn that little is to be trusted about food from these subversive ingredients, but there is also a touching patchwork portrait of a community where meals are served with passion and recipes come spiced with challenge and hope.
THE DEVIL'S LARDER is a cumulative novel in sixty-four parts, all on the subject of food. Crace's readers might learn that little is to be trusted about food from these hilarious, delightful and subversive ingredients, but they will encounter a startling and touching patchwork portrait of a community where meals are served with lashings of passion and recipes come spiced with unexpected challenges and hopes.
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A cumulative novel in 64 dark, unsettling tales through which Crace explores our foibles through our relationship with food. A critically acclaimed patchwork portrait of a community where meals are served with lashings of passion and recipes come spiced with unexpected challenges and hopes.
About Jim Crace
Jim Crace is the author of six novels, including BEING DEAD and before that QUARANTINE which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and won the Whitbread Novel of the Year. He is also a past winner of the Whitbread First Novel Prize, the E.M. Forster Award and the Guardian Fiction Award. He lives in Birmingham with his wife and two children.
The Devil's Larder by Jim Crace
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