The Taste of War: World War Two and the Battle for Food (Paperback)Lizzie Collingham (author)
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Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 672
Weight: 469 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 29 mm
Amazing... she makes it impossible to think of the war in the old terms * Daily Mail *
Fascinating, shocking ... For anyone who thought that the subject of food in the Second World War could be dispatched with a few cliches about digging for victory * Mail on Sunday *
Ambitious, compelling, fascinating... uncomfortable reading if you began by believing in the possibility of a just war * Guardian *
This fascinating calorie-centric history of the greatest conflict in world history is wholly convincing -- Andrew Roberts
A powerful and important book... One of the beauties of this book is its savage unpicking of cherished myths * Independent *
Lizzie Collingham's book possesses the notable virtue of originality...[She] has gathered many strands to pursue an important theme across a global canvas. She reminds us of the timeless truth that all human and political behaviour is relative -- Max Hastings
The great merits of [this] book...lie in its extraordinary range...and in the entirely new perspective it throws on the Second World War -- Bernard Potter * London Review of Books *
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