Brillat-Savarin: The Judge and His Stomach (Paperback)
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Brillat-Savarin: The Judge and His Stomach (Paperback)

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Paperback 256 Pages / Published: 20/03/2008
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The first full and authoritative biography of the father of gastronomy. MacDonogh not only chronicles Brillat's many pursuits, he also presents a fascinating picture of provincial France under the ancien regime and the dangerous years that followed its fall. The world of revolutionaries and gourmets explored with elegance and scholarship.-Observer.

Publisher: Ivan R Dee, Inc
ISBN: 9781566637176
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 390 g
Dimensions: 231 x 154 x 19 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
An engaging and well-researched biography...Brillat-Savarin emerges as an enormously likeable man. -- Christina Hardyment * Independent *
MacDonogh explores with elegance and scholarship the world of revolutionaries and gourmets. -- Robin Smyth * Observer *
Highly readable...a convincing portrait of this marvelous hedonist. -- Bruce Palling * Country Life *
"An excellent, absorbing, and very amusing book." -- Jennifer Patterson * Literary Review *

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