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A Flummery of Food: Feasts for Epicures

3.5 of 5 stars 3.50  ·  rating details  ·  4 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Drawing on the literature of widely different periods and countries, this book provides a richly entertaining and instructive picture of mankind at the table. It features excerpts from the writings of Charles Dickens, Edward Lear, and Evelyn Waugh as well as items from famous bon viveurs such as George Sainsbury and Brillan-Savarin.
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published September 1st 2005 by Little Books
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Noel M.
Jan 03, 2009 Noel M. rated it 1 of 5 stars
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The majority of the selections only had a weak connection with food and many were too old to hold any weight with today's menu.

"There is no love sincerer than the love of food." ~Bernard Shaw
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Silly, bizarre and compelling
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