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The Debt To Pleasure By John Lanchester

The Debt To Pleasure
by John Lanchester

Draws the reader, through descriptions of food and cooking, into a world of murder and art. Narrated by Tarquin, an ironist, epicurean and a snob, this novel is constructed around a series of seasonal menus, which unfold his autobiography.
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The Debt To Pleasure Summary


Snobbish Tarquin Winot sets out on a journey of the senses from the Hotel Splendide in Portsmouth to his cottage in Provence. As he travels, he introduces his life through the medium of four seasonal menus, voicing his opinions on a range of subjects

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Sku
GOR002629175
Title
The Debt To Pleasure
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Pan Macmillan
Year published
Number of pages
240
ISBN 10
0330344552
ISBN 13
9780330344555
Prizes
Winner of Hawthornden Prize 1997 Winner of Betty Trask Award 1996 Short-listed for Whitbread Book Awards: Book of the Year 1996
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Note
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