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The Food Taster
Peter Ebling
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The Food Taster

4.14 of 5 stars 4.14  ·  rating details  ·  7 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Tale of evil and love set in Renaissance Italy
Published 2007 by Penguin (first published 2003)
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Matt Howard
Apr 13, 2007 Matt Howard rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: any one
Protagonist is a peasant who ends up as food taster to the ruler of a small city-state. The ruler is cruel, murderous, and impetuous, and, as a result, has good reason to fear death by poison. We follow the hero through love, fear for his daughter, and almost to his death.
Bee Gadsby
I'm still reading it, but it's an absolute scream and I'll be sorry when it's finished!!
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