The Debt to Pleasure by John Lanchester

The Debt to Pleasure by John Lanchester

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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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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 By (author) John Lanchester
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Year Published 1997
Number of Pages 240
ISBN 10 0330344552
ISBN 13 9780330344555
Edition N/A
Prizes Winner of Betty Trask Award 1996. Shortlisted for Whitbread Book Awards: Book of the Year 1996.
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Description

Details

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
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR002629175
Title The Debt to Pleasure
Author By (author) John Lanchester
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Year Published 1997
Number of Pages 240
ISBN 10 0330344552
ISBN 13 9780330344555
Edition N/A
Prizes Winner of Betty Trask Award 1996. Shortlisted for Whitbread Book Awards: Book of the Year 1996.
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No